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4 AI Express passengers suffer nose bleeding due to pressurisation problem

Few other passengers who had experienced discomfort and ear pain soon became alright after the aircraft landed back and they were inside the terminal building

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Air India Express
Air India Express flight. File photo.

Four passengers suffered nose bleeding on an Express flight from to Sunday due to pressurisation problem, according to the

The incident happened soon after the plane, which had 185 passengers onboard, took off from airport.

In a statement, an Express spokesperson said the plane returned to bay due to "aircraft pressurisation problem" and four passengers had nose bleeding.

The four passengers were treated by the airport doctor and declared fit to travel. Few other passengers who had experienced discomfort and ear pain soon became alright after the aircraft landed back and they were inside the terminal building, the statement said.

The flight 'IX - 350' had 185 passengers, including 3 infants. It was a 737-8 aircraft.

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 10:05 IST
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