- Dr Saurabh Rai was scheduled to fly from Lucknow to Bengaluru
- IndiGo said he was off-loaded after he used the word “hijack”
- IndiGo then received more complaints of mosquitoes, apologised on Twitter
A passenger was thrown out of an IndiGo flight after he allegedly kicked up a fuss and abused the crew over mosquitoes on board. The airline has said in tweets that he was off-loaded after he used the word “hijack”.
According to the airline, Saurabh Rai was scheduled to fly from Lucknow to Bengaluru on flight 6E 541. Moments after he boarded the flight, he allegedly complained about mosquitoes on board. “Before the cabin crew could address his concerns he became aggressive and used threatening language,” IndiGo said in a statement.
The airline said the row escalated when the crew shut the aircraft exits. “He (Rai) attempted to instigate other passengers on board to damage the aircraft and used words such as ‘hijack’. Hence, keeping in…