IndiGo starts probe after passenger tries to open emergency door in midair

(MENAFN) Indian authorities have commanded a probe following a passenger on board of a Chennai-bound IndiGo flight attempted to open an emergency door in midair, which triggered terror among passengers.

The occurrence happened early on Wednesday on a plane transporting from Delhi to the southern town of Chennai, news releases declared.

The passenger, recognized by his first name Manikandan, was turned in the Central Industrial Security Force, a federal police force, by the team on reaching Chennai.

“Upon arrival, our crew identified one passenger who tried to open the emergency exit door,” a formal letter sent to the CISF authorities stated.

“Unruly passenger form filled, hence as per procedure, we are about to lodge a complaint in the police station. Requesting your team to allocate CISF officials to escort the passenger to the police station.”

IndiGo has lodged a complaint on the passenger and started a probe.

The event is the newest in a sequence of aviation disputes in India.


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