Bharat Express

IndiGo Passenger Hits Captain, Police Says ‘Appropriate Legal Actions Will Be Taken’

A passenger hit an IndiGo captain inside the aircraft while the pilot was making an announcement. Delhi Police says “We will take appropriate legal action against the accused.”

Government Sources say that the aviation security agency has started an investigation regarding the viral video in which a passenger punched the pilot when an IndiGo flight (6E-2175) from Delhi to Goa was delayed due to fog. The passenger hit the pilot while the pilot was announcing flight delays yesterday at around 1 pm. The passenger is identified as Sahil Kataria.

IndiGo has filed a complaint against the passenger and the process of filing the case is underway. DCP, Indira Gandhi International Airport says, We received a complaint and are taking appropriate legal action.