Two engineers of IndiGo Airlines were injured when lightning struck Nagpur airport area during evening hours on Saturday.
It is reported that Ahmedabad-Lucknow IndiGo flight 6E-7197 via Nagpur landed at the airport. Then, Amit Ambatkar and Rushi Singh, both engineers of the company, were involved in taxi checking. Suddenly, lightning struck the airport area at 5.30 pm, when it was raining in the city. Ambatkar and Singh were connected with wireless and hence they came in contact and got injured.
Medical staff at the airport rushed for providing help to them. Ambatkar fell unconscious but he regained consciousness after providing first aid. Both were in shock and taken in an ambulance to a private hospital for treatment.