The Boeing 747-400 freighter remained airborne for about an hour during this period, airport sources said.

A London-bound Cathay Pacific cargo aircraft from New Delhi returned to Indira Gandhi International Airport under emergency conditions due to a suspected bird hit.”Our freighter CX37 from Delhi to London experienced a bird-hit upon take-off. Hence the captain decided to return to Delhi, and as per our protocol, all emergency procedures were followed,” Cathay Pacific spokesperson Charlie Stewart-Cox said.The Boeing 747-400 freighter remained airborne for about an hour during this period, airport sources said.<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Cathay Pacific cargo flight — CX 37 — took off from the Indira Gandhi International airport here around 1540 hours for London but it returned within an hour at 1641 hours under full-emergency, sources said.

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Bird-hit Cathay Pacific freighter returns to Delhi airport