Aviation industry sources said on Thursday that 5 IndiGo and GoFirst aircraft have been damaged due to the unexpected thunderstorm at the Ahmedabad airport.

He said three IndiGo aircraft with registration numbers VT-IVO, VT-ITD and VT-IVQ and two Go First aircraft with registration numbers VT-WGV and VT-WJG were damaged on Wednesday evening.

Regarding this IndiGo stated, "Ahmedabad airport was hit by an unexpected thunderstorm with extremely high winds last evening. This impacted all airlines' aircraft parked at Ahmedabad airport."

IndiGo added, "Three IndiGo aircraft sustained minor/non-structural damages which will require replacement of certain parts. The aircraft shall be in operations after necessary repairs,"

GoFirst, formerly known as GoAir, did not comment on the matter.


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