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Drunk Passenger Urinates On Female Passenger's Seat In Air India Flight

ANANYA BHATNAGAR | 0
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| September 1 , 2018 , 14:55 IST

A drunk passenger onboard an Air India flight from New York City to India’s national capital New Delhi allegedly urinated on the seat of a female passenger.

The incident came to light after Indrani Ghosh, daughter of the woman passenger, tweeted about the incident Friday evening.

Ghosh wrote, “On 30th August, Flight AI102 JFK to Delhi, seat36D. My mother traveling alone had to face extreme shock and trauma when a drunk passenger post dinner service fumbled across to her seat removed his pants and urinated on her seat! Please look into it urgently.”

She further wrote, “The details of the incident are extremely disturbing! One necessarily doesn’t prepare oneself to face such things. This was an afternoon flight and the incident happened post dinner(ample time to get drunk)what is AI’s response? What is happening?”

Responding to the complaint, Minister of State (MoS) Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha directed the airlines to take immediate action in the matter and also asked them to probe it and submit a report to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and DGCA.

Sinha wrote on Twitter, “Air India,  please follow up immediately and report back to MoCA / DGCA. Very unfortunate, that your mother had to go through this harrowing experience.