Flights delayed, canceled due to crashing birds

Vietjet has announced that a plane crashed birds in the air causing many flights in day April 29 to cancel. The aviation company has to adjust the flight schedule, affecting the flights of thousands of passengers.

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VN-A637 flight hit birds when it was flying over Cam Ranh ( central Nha Trang city ) and had to land into Cat Bi airport (Hai Phong city) on April 28 night, Vietjet spokesman added.

To ensure safety, the company stopped the aircraft for inspection, repairing. Therefore, on April 29, 7 flights were cancelled including: VJ271 from Hai Phong to Ho Chi Minh City; VJ128 from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi; VJ139 from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City; VJ214, VJ215 from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh, and vice versa; VJ116 from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and VJ163 from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

At the same time, over other 10 flights of the aviation company were also affected subsequently.

Vietjet has implemented the plan to adjust the flight schedule, to support to minimize impacts on passengers, providing information for passengers at airports and through several communication channels, by telephone, SMS and via switchboard operator 1900 1886.

Vietjet informed that the incidents of birds hitting planes often occur in air transport in the world which causes a lot of damage to the airliners.

by BÍCH QUYÊN - translated by Tri Dan

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