New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An unruly passenger on board AirAsia India’s New Delhi-Ranchi flight, who tried to open the emergency door of the aircraft midair, has been booked under relevant sections of the IPC (Indian Penal Code), sources said.
According to official sources, the incident occurred on July 10, when an unruly passenger tried to open the emergency door of the aircraft midair and also managed to injure crew members who tried to stop him.
On its part, budget passenger carrier AirAsia India on Tuesday said that an unruly passenger was handed over to the CISF in Ranchi for further investigation and has subsequently been booked under relevant sections of the IPC.
“AirAsia India would like to confirm that the airline encountered an unruly passenger on board flight number i5 546 from New Delhi to Ranchi on July 10th that led to inconvenience to guests and crew on board,” the airline said.
“The flight, however, landed and departed Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi on time as per schedule. Upon landing at Ranchi, the unruly passenger was handed over to the CISF for further investigation. We understand that the unruly passenger was booked under relevant sections of IPC.”