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  India   All India  04 Jan 2023  Drunk man urinates on woman passenger in Air India flight, DGCA seeks report

Drunk man urinates on woman passenger in Air India flight, DGCA seeks report

ANI
Published : Jan 4, 2023, 11:15 am IST
Updated : Jan 4, 2023, 11:15 am IST

Air India lodged a police complaint regarding the incident that took place on Nov 26 when the flight was on its way from New York to Delhi

An inebriated man onboard an Air India US flight urinated on a woman co-passenger, a senior citizen, seated in a business class seat.. (Representational image: ANI)
 An inebriated man onboard an Air India US flight urinated on a woman co-passenger, a senior citizen, seated in a business class seat.. (Representational image: ANI)

New Delhi: An inebriated man onboard an Air India US flight urinated on a woman co-passenger, a senior citizen, seated in a business class seat.

The country's aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sought a report of the incident from the airline.

"We are seeking a report from the Airline and shall take action against those found negligent," the DGCA said on Wednesday.

Air India has lodged a police complaint regarding the incident that took place on November 26 when the flight was on its way from John F Kennedy international airport in New York to Delhi.

Speaking to ANI, an Air India official said, "Air India has lodged a police complaint regarding the incident which took place on November 26 when the flight was on its way from JFK to Delhi."

In the aftermath of this incident, Air India formed an internal committee that recommended that the male passenger be placed on a "no-fly list," the official said.

The matter has been sent for investigation to a government-appointed committee and a decision is awaited concerning the matter.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi