Hyderabad-Guwahati flight makes emergency landing in Bhubaneswar after ruckus by passenger

Nation Odisha

Bhubaneswar: An IndiGo flight from Hyderabad-Guwahati made an emergency landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here this morning after a mentally-disturbed passenger allegedly created disturbances.

After offloading the passenger, the flight took off to its scheduled destination, sources said.

A few minutes after takeoff, a passenger identified as Irsad Ali, who was accompanied by his friend, suddenly started creating ruckus. Later it is found that the man is mentally-disturbed. The crew immediately informed the Captain-in-command and the lead crew.

Taking precautionary measure, the Captain immediately informed the Air Traffic control (ATC) and the ground security staff about the situation onboard to avoid further problems.

The flight made the precautionary landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport where this passenger and his friend were handed over to the CISF and later admitted to the Capital Hospital.

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