Bengaluru : A 30 – year old passenger from Kanpur who was travelling from Delhi to Bengaluru on an Indigo flight has been arrested for attempting to open the emergency exit mid – air , police said on Saturday .
The accused , Prateek , was travelling by flight number 6E – 308 on Friday . He was in an inebriated state and was seated in 18F , a police officer.
” The drunk passenger tried to create trouble for others seated in the plane and at tempted to open the flap of the emergency exit , ” the police official said .
A case was registered on a complaint by a crew member under section 290 and 336 of the IPC and 11 ( A ) of the Air craft Act . Indigo Airlines too said in a statement that a passenger travelling on flight 6E 308 from Delhi to Bengaluru tried opening the flap of the emergency exit in incinerated state .
” On noticing this violation , the crew on board alert end the captain and the passenger was appropriately cautioned . There was no compromise on the safe operation of the said flight and the unruly passenger was handed over to CISF upon are rival in Bengaluru , ” Indigo said.