Monday, February 2, 2009

Delhi IGI hijack scare

Delhi IGI hijack scare on a Indigo airlines flight.

Sequence of events that created a panic at the IGI airport in Delhi.

  1. 163 passengers of the Goa->Delhi Indigo Flight 6E 334.
  2. While the plane was airborne, it was to be an event-less journey
  3. Midway a fellow passenger started moving about the aisle a lot, following which an air hostess shouted at him
  4. 20 minutes before the plane was to reach Delhi, the pilot made a distress call
  5. None of the 163 passengers were aware of this development
  6. There was a speculation that the landing was a mock drill or maybe a hijack situation.
  7. Passengers had to stay in the plane for over 4 hours.
  8. 3 passengers, Jitendar, Sameer, and a female Hardeep were detained by the Delhi Police for questioning.
  9. Jitender Mohala has been booked for unruly behaviour and perceived threat
Ref : IBNLive