Lucknow woman passenger bites ground crew, booked - Hindustan Times

Lucknow woman passenger bites ground crew, booked

By, Lucknow
Jun 18, 2024 10:51 PM IST

Woman passenger bound for Mumbai attacks airline staff at Lucknow airport, booked by police. Incident occurred during boarding of flight QP 1525.

A woman passenger, who was supposed to board a flight for Mumbai, was booked by the Lucknow police after she allegedly attacked and bit an airline ground crew member at the Lucknow airport.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
For representation only (HT File Photo)

The incident happened on Tuesday evening, when passengers of flight QP 1525 were boarding the plane, which was scheduled to take off at 5:25 pm. The FIR was lodged at Sarojini Nagar police station.

Shailendra Giri, the station house officer of Sarojini Nagar, said, “The woman was stressed and not in sound mind. She had engaged in a heated argument with fellow passengers after boarding the flight. When the flight crew attempted to calm her down, she again lost her temper. Later, the ground staff was called to deboard her.

“While being deboarded from the aircraft by airline ground crew, the woman bit a male crew member on the wrist, after which the CISF was called and she was brought to the police station for legal action,” said the SHO.

The woman was booked under IPC sections 324 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (breach of peace).

The woman passenger, who hails from Agra, but lives in Mumbai, had come to Lucknow to meet her sister, police said.

Following the lodging of the FIR, the woman was sent to her relatives.

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