IndiGo confirms unruly behaviour of aircraft passenger on board Mumbai-Chandigarh flight
IndiGo airline has confirmed an unruly behaviour of aircraft passenger reported on its flight scheduled from Mumbai to Chandigarh on Friday.
IndiGo airline has confirmed an unruly behaviour of aircraft passenger reported on its flight scheduled from Mumbai to Chandigarh on Friday, Zee Business channel reported.
A passenger seated on seat number 12C of IndiGO flight 6E 4134 from Mumbai to Chandigarh after the boarding got completed suddenly opened the emergency exit door and inflated the slide whereby risking the life of 176 passengers, the channel reported quoting IndiGo, as saying.
"IndiGo staff on board immediately observed this and alerted the Captain-in-Command. In this process, a co-passenger seated on 12A received bruises. Taking a precautionary measure, the Captain immediately informed the ground staff of the situation on board and instructed the team to arrange for medical assistance and other necessary action," Zee Business said citing IndiGo as stating.
Simultaneously, the Captain informed all 176 passengers on board via inflight announcement, and switched off the aircraft engine. The passenger who opened the emergency exit door of the aircraft was handed over to the security staff and the CISF at the Mumbai airport, it further added.
"Any untoward behavior which compromises the safety of our passengers, crew or the aircraft is of a serious concern to us. IndiGo has filed the FIR against this passenger. This matter is now with the local authorities," IndiGo said.