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‘Tejasvi by accident opened IndiGo plane door,’ Annamalai breaks silence on co-passenger | India Info

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IndiGo said a passenger travelling on December 10 flight 6E 7339 from Chennai to Tiruchirapalli by accident opened emergency exit throughout the boarding direction of.

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In his first response, Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) Tamil Nadu President Okay Annamalai, who used to be a co-passenger of Tejasvi Surya on the IndiGo flight, said that Bangalore South MP by accident opened the emergency door of the plane.

“I was there with him within the tiny aeroplane. I was finding out a book. You all know, how congested the tiny jet is. His hand might maybe well maybe fill touched the door. We were sitting near the emergency exit,”¬†Annamalai said.

He added, “Promptly the scenario used to be brought up. DGCA also belief it used to be a non-matter. If someone has opened a door purposely, there might maybe be a total map. Even IndiGo is aware of this used to be unintentional. I was sitting next to Surya. I am now no longer a technical expert, technicians can compare.”

In an announcement on Tuesday, IndiGo said a passenger travelling on December 10 flight 6E 7339 from Chennai to Tiruchirapalli by accident opened the emergency exit throughout the boarding direction of.

“The passenger immediately apologised for the action. As per SOPs (Fashioned Working Procedures), the incident used to be logged and the plane underwent necessary engineering tests, which led to a prolong within the flight’s departure,” it had said.

Tejasvi Surya himself reported, apologised for IndiGo incident: Civil aviation minister 

On Wednesday, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Surya himself reported the incident and apologised for it.

“When the incident took location, Tejasvi Surya ji himself reported that incident, in step with which the paunchy protocol used to be adopted as DGCA itself has investigated and enunciated. The paunchy protocol used to be adopted and pressurisation used to be checked, the total other tests were in location and handiest then (did) the plane elevate off. I judge he himself apologised,” the minister said.

“The person fervent, Tejasvi Surya himself reported to the crew and the pilot following which the total protocols were adopted and handiest then used to be the plane allowed to elevate off,” Scindia added.

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