The passenger, identified as Aftab Ahmed, made this life- threatening attempt yesterday at 9.50 pm, according to official sources.
He also allegedly injured a few passengers and crew members when they attempted to stop him.
Ahmed was handed over to local police at Ranchi, sources said.
He is said to be a resident of Ranchi.
A statement from Air Asia on the incident is awaited.
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