Air India pilot assaults engineer inside cockpit, flight gets delayed
An Air India pilot assaulted an engineer inside cockpit at Chennai airport, according to TV reports. The pilot pushed the engineer while they were inside the cockpit as the latter went inside to get his diary signed.
Twenty five passengers are still at Chennai airport and are likely to miss their Paris flight. They will be adjusted in other flights. The engineer has been taken to the nearby hospital for first aid.
An FIR is yet to be filed against the pilot for the attack. AI security was informed and an investigation has been ordered into the incident The incident led to the delay of the flight AI 143 from Delhi-Chennai-Paris.