Passenger opens emergency exit on flight, DGCA orders probe
New Delhi, January 17: Scare and panic has been created on the Indigo flight which was was on its way from Chennai to Trivandrum when a passenger opened an emergency door.
This has been incident of misconduct as panic has been created among passengers on IndiGo 6E flight 6E-7339. The flight took off after pressurisation checks soon after.
A senior DGCA official said that they are looking into the matter.
DGCA issued a statement, "The incident happened on December 10 on Indigo flight 6E-7339 from Chennai to Trivandrum. On Dec 10, 2022, a passenger opened an emergency door in IndiGo 6E flight 6E-7339 from Chennai to Trivandrum. The flight took off after pressurization checks soon after. The incident created panic among passengers and the flight took off after a safety check."
Meanwhile, earlier a man has also been allegedly booked for urinating on a 70-year-old woman in an intoxicated condition in business class of an Air India flight on November 26 last year.
US-based financial services company Wells Fargo also terminated its employee Shankar Mishra.
In the bail plea, Shankar Mishra stated that he will continue to be cooperative with the police in the future as well and cooperate in the investigation in any manner or form required.