• Friday, May 20, 2022

ASIA

Indian man tries to open plane’s emergency door in mid-air

Fellow passengers and crew members who rushed to restrain him were injured.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An Indian man tried to open an emergency exit door on a packed AirAsia flight in midair, injuring fellow passengers and crew members who rushed to restrain him as the plane prepared to land, the airline said. Following the incident Aftab Ahmed, 32, was detained and handed over to airport security in eastern Ranchi city late Monday (10). “AirAsia would like to confirm that the airline encountered an unruly passenger on-board (a) flight… from New Delhi to Ranchi on July 10,” an airline spokesperson said in a statement. “Upon landing at Ranchi, the unruly passenger was handed over to the…

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