Goa: Air news- Air India flight aborts landing at Dabolim airport after pilot spots dogs on runway
Air news For indian passengers- Air India flight flying from Mumbai to Goa on Tuesday was forced to abort landing at the last minute. As stray dogs were seen trespassing into the runway, a statement issued by the Navy said.
“India flight AI033 from Mumbai while landing in Goa around 3am on August 13 reported to about the presence of dogs on the runway. The aircraft was recovered safely in 2nd approach. Being night hours, no dogs were sighted by ATC (Air Traffic Controller) & runway controller,” the statement read.
Navy said INS Hansa (near Dabolim) has taken proactive measures to reduce dog menace on the runway. The employment of manpower during daylight hours adjacent to the runway to chase away dogs and birds.