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Man tries to open emergency door of Air Asia plane

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A man tried to open the emergency door of an Air flight from to Ranchi minutes before landing, endangering the lives of passengers.

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 on the incident is awaited.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 13:28 IST