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Urinating case: Air India imposes four-month flying ban on Shankar Mishra

Air India has said there was an error of judgment on part of its cabin crew and ground staff to identify the pee-on-board incident as a breach of discipline and it could have been handled better


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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Air India has named former Wells Fargo executive Shankar Mishra, who is accused of urinating on a co-passenger, on a no-fly list for four months, based on a decision by a three-member internal committee. 
“The independent three-member internal committee concluded that Shankar Mishra is covered under the definition of unruly passenger, according to the relevant provisions of the civil aviation requirements,” Air India said in a statement. Mishra was travelling in a business class cabin of Air India’s New York-Delhi aircraft on November 27.
“The passenger has already been put on the airline's no-fly list. Air India shared a copy of the

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 9:24 PM IST

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