- Title: Truck carrying plane gets stuck under bridge in India
- Date: 24th December 2019
- Summary: DURGAPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA (DECEMBER 24, 2019) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) VARIOUS OF TRUCK CARRYING PLANE STUCK UNDER BRIDGE PEOPLE LOOKING AT PLANE MORE OF PLANE STUCK UNDER BRIDGE TEXT ON PLANE BODY READING (English): 'INDIA POST' (SOUNDBITE) (Approximate Bengali translation) PROJECT HEAD, NATIONAL HIGHWAY 2, SUMIT MUKHERJEE, SAYING: "When such consignments come, a survey of the road is done and the height of the structure is measured to see if the consignment can pass or notâ€¦but, in this case, it was done at 3 in the night and no message was sent so it got stuck here." VARIOUS OF TRUCK CARRYING PLANE BEING PULLED WHEELS TRUCK CARRYING PLANE BEING PULLED (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) LOCAL, TRIVENI RAI, SAYING: "We saw that the vehicle was stuck under the bridge. We are local residents. (Reporter Asking- Since when is it stuck?) Not now. It has been here from 2-3 hours." VARIOUS OF PLANE PLANE BEING PULLED AND TAKEN AWAY
- Embargoed: 7th January 2020 09:08
- Keywords: Durgapur India accident bridge oddly plane truck
- Location: DURGAPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA
- City: DURGAPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Human Interest / Brights / Odd News,Society/Social Issues
- Reuters ID: LVA001BBC40NJ
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- Story Text: In an odd incident, a truck carrying an abandoned plane got stuck under a bridge in India's eastern Durgapur city on Tuesday (December 24).
The incident took place at around 3 a.m. (2130 GMT) on the National Highway-2 when the India Post plane got stuck in the middle of the road while crossing from under the bridge. The plane was being brought from eastern Kolkata city and was being taken to Bihar state.
"When such consignments come, a survey of the road is done and the height of the structure is measured to see if the consignment can pass or notâ€¦but, in this case, it was done at 3 in the night and no message was sent so it got stuck here," Project Head, National Highway 2, Sumit Mukherjee.
The plane was later pulled from under the bridge through ropes attached to a truck as locals gathered in the area to watch.
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