Air India aircraft’s wing hit a building during taxi at Stockholm’s Arlanda International Airport. The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner had just arrived from New Delhi and was taxiing to a gate.

“Air India has suspended the two pilots who were handling the flight the commander and the first officer pending investigation,” said an official.  A probe into the incident is ongoing, the official added.

AI 157 had departed Delhi’s Indra Gandhi International Airport at 2:39 am and landed at Stockholm at 5:30 (all times local).

Last month, an Air India Express flight to Dubai from Trichy hit an airport wall on take off and continued flying for 4 hours. The flight was diverted to Mumbai after airport officials in Trichy airport reported the matter to the pilots.

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