Chaos on Delhi-Pune Indigo flight after passenger claims he is COVID positive moments before take-off

Chaos on Delhi-Pune Indigo flight after passenger claims he is COVID positive moments before take-off

Jagran English

New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: A passenger on a Pune-bound IndiGo flight at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi sparked chaos on Thursday night after he claimed that he is coronavirus positive, forcing the pilot to return to the parking bay.

The officials said that the passenger just moments before the take-off told crew members of the flight that he is coronavirus positive and showed documents to prove it.

"The flight was reported to be delayed for about two hours because of the incident. The pilot of the aircraft turned back the flight from the runway to taxi-bay and offloaded all the passengers, including the Covid-19 positive passenger," news agency ANI quoted an Indigo official as saying.

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