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  An Air India Boeing 787. The AI319 flight was the first Air India flight to land in Tel Aviv in 2018 following the use of Saudi Arabian airspace.

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Air India is India's national airline

An Air India flight attendant was injured when she crashed out of the door of a parked plane at Mumbai's Indian airport.

Harsha Lobo prepared to fly to Delhi on Monday morning when the incident happened. Lobo, 52, suffered a fracture and other injuries and was taken to hospital.

Air India, the country's national airline, said in a statement that it is investigating the incident.

"In one unfortunate incident, one of our cabin crew (members), Harsha Lobo, crashed off the Boeing 777 aircraft door onto the runway while it was closed," said the airline.

Doctors took care of Ms. Lobo at Mumbai airport before sending her to the hospital.

"She is aware and well-oriented, but has suffered an (open) fracture of the right lower leg bone and several blunt injuries," an airport official from the Hindu newspaper

. Last week, an Air India plane killed by the South Indian town of Trichy traveled to Dubai after being shot at the airport wall during takeoff.

The plane, which carried 1

30 passengers and six crew members, was diverted to Mumbai, where it landed safely.

The incident came weeks after more than 30 passengers had to be treated aboard an aircraft belonging to the Indian airline Jet Airways after the pilots "forgot" to operate a switch that controls cabin pressure]
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