New Delhi: A passenger was detained and offloaded from the Delhi-Goa SpiceJet flight for carrying a kitchen knife on-board. The man was deboarded after he himself told the cabin crew that he was carrying a knife. The incident reportedly took place on Thursday.
The aircraft was still on ground when the matter was revealed.The airline staff immediately brought the matter to the attention of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), following which the passenger was offloaded and handed over to the airport police.
The flight then took aff after necessary checks as per regulatory guidelines, the statement added.As per sources, the detained passengers said he wanted to expose security loopholes at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh was also present in the same flight