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Kerala: Flight cancels after anxious passenger opened emergency door

Kochi: A domestic flight had to be rolled back after an anxious passenger opened one of the emergency doors of an aircraft. The aircraft belongs to India’s largest airlines, IndiGo.

Reportedly, one of the passengers in the flight Ashiq Naushad seemed to have gone into a panicky mode after noticing flashes of lights in the aircraft.

Once the emergency door detaches, the aircraft cannot fly before fixing the door back to normalcy. The pilot hence had to bring back the plane to the parking. Later, the 61 passengers from the flight were boarded on other planes.

The Hubballi destined flight took off from Kochi at 4 pm after which the incident took place. An inquiry has been ordered by the Director General of Civil Aviation.

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