Monday, October 15, 2018
Air India Flight Attendant Falls From Plane
Harsha Lobo was preparing the flight for boarding to Delhi on Monday morning when the incident happened.
Ms Lobo, 52, suffered a fracture and other injuries and has been taken to a hospital.
Air India, the country's national carrier, said in a statement that it was investigating the incident.
"In an unfortunate incident, one of our cabin crew (members), Harsha Lobo, fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing it," the airline said.
Doctors attended to Ms Lobo at the Mumbai airport before sending her to the hospital.
"She is conscious and well-oriented but has sustained compound (open) fracture of right lower leg bones and multiple blunt injuries," an airport official was quoted as saying by The Hindu newspaper.