An Indian man injured fellow passengers and crew members who rushed to restrain him as he tried to open the emergency gate of AirAsia in the middle of the air, the airline said.
The man named Aftab Ahmed handed over to airport security force after landing on the flight in eastern Ranchi city late Monday.
“AirAsia would like to confirm that the airline encountered an unruly passenger on board (a) flight… from New Delhi to Ranchi on July 10,” an airline spokesperson said in a statement, as quoted by Tribune.
“Upon landing at Ranchi, the unruly passenger was handed over to the CISF (Central Indian Security Force) for further investigation,” it added.
Surprisingly, the officials present on the spot denied to talk about the event, and also not informed media about the detention of passenger.