An Air India flight to London has been diverted back to Delhi airport due to ‘inappropriate behaviour of a passenger’ with the flight crew.
According to NDTV, Air India has said that an FIR has been registered against the passenger after taking him off the plane.
Air India said in a statement that shortly after taking off for London’s Heathrow Airport, a passenger misbehaved with two crew members, prompting the pilot to return to Delhi airport and the passenger to be escorted by security personnel. handed over
The statement said that the “safety, security, respect, and dignity” of everyone on the aircraft are important to Air India.
The statement added that the inappropriate behaviour of the passenger is regretted. The plane will leave for London in the afternoon.
According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Air India’s Boeing 787 took off at around 6:30 a.m. and returned to Delhi Airport at 10:30 p.m.
Civil Aviation is also investigating the incident.
In an interview in February, Air India CEO Camp Bell Wilson said that “flight crews often face physical and verbal abuse while on duty.”
According to him, there is not a day that we do not receive complaints about the inappropriate behaviour of passengers.