NEW DELHI: An Airbus A321 of IndiGo with 231 passengers on board got stuck in snow at Srinagar Airport during taxi out on Wednesday. The aircraft (VT-IUZ), which was to operate to Delhi, is being examined for possible damage as the engine cowling (cover) was stuck in snow.
In a statement, IndiGo said its flight 6E 2559 “was held back at Srinagar. While taxiing out, the aircraft came in close contact with the snow which was accumulated adjacent to the taxi-way.”
“The aircraft is held at Srinagar for further inspections. An alternate flight was organised from Srinagar to Delhi to accommodate all the passengers,” IndiGo statement added.