Tripura man held for trying to open flight door mid-air, injured in scuffle

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

Agartala: Tripura police on Thursday arrested a 41-year-old man identified as Biswajit Debnath, a resident of Jirania of eastern Agartala from an Indigo flight coming from Guwahati at the runway here for attempting to open a front door of the aircraft in mid-air.A senior police officer here said Debnath was travelling from Hyderabad via Guwahati to Agartala by Indigo 6E457 in seat number 1D. When the flight was preparing for landing, he suddenly ran to the front door and tried to open it but was prevented by the crew members leading to a scuffle.Alarmed, another air hostess on the flight jumped on him and pulled him back with the help of other passengers. He allegedly misbehaved with the crew members and repeatedly tried to move forward to pull down the door handle, airline staff complainted. The angry passengers beat him up inside the flight, police said, injuring him.CISF jawans with Indigo staff here rescued Debnath in a critical condition after the flight landed safely and later handed him over to Airport police station. He was shifted to hospital but doctors, suspecting that he was a drug addict, he was out of danger. The police said crew team leader Chandrima Chakraborty and her companion Manish Jindal were also injured during the scuffle inside the flight.We also published the following articles recentlyTripura man arrested for attempt to open flight door mid-airA 41-year-old man was arrested in Tripura for attempting to open the front door of an Indigo flight during mid-air. The man, identified as Biswajit Debnath, was traveling from Hyderabad to Agartala when he suddenly ran towards the door. He was prevented from opening it by the crew members, leading to a scuffle. An air hostess and other passengers intervened and restrained him. The man was handed over to the police and later taken to the hospital. The crew members also sustained injuries during the incident.Passenger tries to open emergency exit door on Delhi-Chennai IndiGo flightA male passenger on an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Chennai tried to open the emergency exit door cover before take-off. The airlines crew identified him as unruly and handed him over to local authorities upon arrival in Chennai. The incident occurred on flight 6E 6341 and did not compromise the flights safety.AirAsia passenger misbehaves with flight attendant, arrestedA 40-year-old man from Bengaluru was arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a flight attendant on an AirAsia India flight at Kempegowda International Airport. The incident occurred before take-off to Goa. The accused, Anil Kumar, was deplaned, booked for outraging the modesty of a woman, and sent to jail. The harassment took place when the accused boarded the flight and started misbehaving with the flight attendant, attempting to touch her inappropriately and making sly remarks. The airline crew escorted him out of the aircraft and handed him over to the police.

If You Like This Story, Support NYOOOZ



Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.

Stay updated with all the Agartala Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Related Articles