Air Seychelles spokesperson has confirmed that: "Air Seychelles aircraft Airbus A330-200, registered S7-ADB, today (5 December, 2016) sustained damage during the placement of the staircase for passenger disembarkation during ground handling at the “Charles de Gaulle” Airport. The aircraft remains on ground until declared fully operational.
As a result, flight HM17 scheduled to depart from Paris to Seychelles on 5 December 2016, as well as, HM887 departing from Seychelles to Beijing on 6 December 2016 and HM888 departing from Beijing to Seychelles on 7 December 2016 have been cancelled and all guests timely re-accommodated on quickest possible connections to reach their final destinations.
Air Seychelles apologizes for the inconveniences caused to guests.
For further inquiries please contact the Air Seychelles ground handling staff or the Air Seychelles Call Center at +248 439 1000 (for calls from Seychelles) or +33 (0) 974755010 (for calls from France)."