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Passenger Tries To Open Emergency Exit Door Mid-Air On Indio Nagpur-Mumbai Flight

Mumbai: An IndiGo Nagpur-Mumbai flight passenger was booked for allegedly trying to open the cover of the emergency exit while the aircraft was in the air, the airline said.

The incident took place on January 24, when the flight was about to land, it added.

“A passenger travelling on Flight 6E 5274 from Nagpur to Mumbai, allegedly tried to remove the cover of the emergency exit while the aircraft was in the air and on approach for landing,” IndiGo said.”

“However, Indigo said that there was no major security lapse at the time of landing.

“There was no compromise on the safe operation of the said flight,” airline company said.”

“On noticing this violation, the crew on board alerted the captain and the passenger was appropriately cautioned,” the statement added.

Soon after, the airline company Indigo lodged an FIR at the local police station against the passenger for violating security norms.

“An FIR has been filed against the passenger for unauthorised tampering of the emergency exit as the aircraft was in the process of landing,” an indigo statement read.”

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