Mid-air collision between IndiGo aircraft averted

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By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 12, 2018 12:31:43 pm

Indigo said the incident has been reported to DGCA. (file photo)

A mid-air collision between two IndiGo aircraft was averted over Bengaluru airspace on Tuesday. The planes were less than four miles apart, with a vertical separation of 200 feet. Traffic Collision Avoidance System was triggered on the two aircraft and normal procedure was followed, IndiGo said.

“The TCAS-Resolution Advisory system was triggered on two of our aircraft operating Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bangalore-Cochin routes respectively on July 10, 2018. Following normal procedure this has been reported to the regulator,” the airline said in a statement.

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