1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India
  4. Passenger onboard Delhi to Varanasi flight attempts to open emergency exit mid-air; restrained

Passenger onboard Delhi to Varanasi flight attempts to open emergency exit mid-air; restrained

According to the Station House Officer in Phulpur, the man who created the commotion seemed to be mentally-ill.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: March 28, 2021 8:06 IST
flight emergency exit
Image Source : PTI

Passenger onboard Delhi to Varanasi flight attempts to open emergency exit mid-air; restrained

A passenger on a Delhi to Varanasi flight attempted to open the emergency exit door mid-air on Saturday but was restrained by the crew till the aircraft landed safely.

According to the Station House Officer in Phulpur, the man who created the commotion seemed to be mentally ill.

"A passenger attempted to open an emergency exit door mid-air on a Delhi to Varanasi flight. Crew members stopped and held him till the flight made a safe landing at the airport. The pilot of the flight informed Air traffic control and requested landing on priority," the SHO said.

The passenger has been handed over to the Central Industrial Security Force. 

(With ANI inputs)

Also Read | International commercial passenger flights to remain suspended till April 30

Latest India News

Write a comment

X