"Emergency Landing For Plane Carrying Indian, Australian Players
Submitted by Rohit Bhandiye on Mon, 2007-10-15 05:53.
A Jet Airways flight carrying the entire Australian cricket team and a few Indian players made an emergency landing in Nagpur after it was hit by a bird 10 minutes after take off on Monday morning.
Members of Indian team included skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Robin Uthappa, S Sreesanth, Rohit Sharma. Indian bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad and fielding coach Robin Singh were also on the plane.
The plane was heading for Mumbai where both the teams will wrap up the Future Cup Series with their last ODI. All the players were reported to be safe and the plane is likely to take off again in few hours.
Airport director SN Bolkar said that Jet Airways flight no. 9W112 made the emergency landing. He, however, refused to comment on what caused the emergency landing of the plane.
BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla confirmed that Jet Airways would be sending another plane from Mumbai to Nagpur to fetch the players. Shukla also said that the players will be back within few hours.
The rest of the Indian team had already reached Mumbai a day before."
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