Indigo and SpiceJet flights avert collision at Delhi airport

A major accident was averted at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport on Tuesday morning as two planes, an IndiGo and a SpiceJet aircraft, came face-to-face on the runway.

According to the reports, there was a miscommunication with the Air Traffic Control.

The IndiGo flight had arrived from Lucknow and was moving towards the taxiway while the SpiceJet flight was about to take off.

"An Indigo flight 6E 729 which was coming from Lucknow to Delhi with 176 passengers on board, post landing on the taxi way saw a SpiceJet aircraft in front of it," Indigo spokesperson Ajay Jesra said.

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