An Air India cabin crew team member was harmed after she tumbled from a Boeing 777 airplane while opening its door on Monday morning. The airplane was stopped in the smock zone of the Mumbai air terminal. The flight attendant, Harsha Lobo, is conscious yet has managed serious wounds, said a source. The B777 aircraft door is around 30 feet about the ground.
Air Hostess Falls Accidentally From Plane, Condition Critical
Air India flight AI864 was scheduled to depart for Delhi at 7 am. “During pre-boarding, she went to open the L5 door of the Boeing 777 to allow the step ladder to align with the door. There was a gap and in the process of opening the door, she slipped and and fell onto the tarmac,” said a source. Her right leg appears to have borne the brunt of the fall. “She was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance,” the source added.
“She sustained injuries to her legs and has been taken to the Nanavati Hospital for further treatment,” it added
The flight is presently postponed. An announcement from Air India is anticipated.