Part suspected to be of Bangladesh aircraft found from field in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: An aluminum
piece, resembling to be of an aircraft was recovered by a farmer from a field
in a village in Bemetra district on Saturday. It is suspected that the part
believes to be of Bangladeshi airlines flight that made an emergency landing on
Friday night at Raipur's Swami Vivekananda airport.
The United Bangladesh
flight enroute to Muscat from Dhaka with 173 passengers on board made an
emergency landing due to failure in its engine.
A farmer Brahmanand
Diwakar found the huge aluminum structure weighing about 100kg lying on the
ground in his field at Gagnpur in Bemetara district and reported to police.
Locals claimed they heard a thud last night like some heavy object falling on
the ground. But they were scared to go to the spot as it was dark.
of police HR Manhar said that the round-shaped object which weighs around 100
kilograms resembles part of an aircraft. The four-feet high circular object is
likely fixed beside the wings.
information, passengers were made to stay at VIP lounge of Raipur airport and
arrangement was being made till Saturday evening for ferrying the passengers to
their designated place.