A viral video that shows a group of men surrounding an air hostess who belongs to Spicejet airlines and involving in an heated argument with her, is doing rounds in social media platforms. Based on the issue, two men forced to get down the plane by the authorities and got arrested under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code, mainly for molestation.
“Security staff told us the airline staff raised allegations of molestation. We tried contacting the air hostess but the flight took off and later she boarded another flight” said a Senior Police officer who went on to add that the reason behind the argument is being ascertained.
Absar Alam, the accused passenger on the Delhi-Hyderabad SpiceJet flight who misbehaved with a female crew member onboard the flight has been arrested after a complaint from Spicejet security officer. A case has been filed as well: Delhi Police
— ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2023
In a video that is doing rounds in social media platforms, a person is seen shouting at a cabin crew member. They are seen arguing inside the flight. Few passengers could be seen siding with the man whereas others tried to stop the argument. The video was allegedly shot by one of the passengers in the Delhi-Hyderabad flight.
Watch the video below :
#WATCH | “Unruly & inappropriate” behaviour by a passenger on the Delhi-Hyderabad SpiceJet flight at Delhi airport today
The passenger and & a co-passenger were deboarded and handed over to the security team at the airport pic.twitter.com/H090cPKjWV
— ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2023
In a public statement, Spicejet said “During the boarding at Delhi, one passenger behaved in an unruly and an inappropriate manner, harassing and causing disturbance to cabin crew. The crew informed PIC (Pilot in Command) and security staff after the incident occurred. The said passenger and a co-passenger, who were travelling together, were offloaded and handed over to the security team” in a statement.
The incident caused various kind of reactions in the online platforms. Check out some of them below :
Very despondent to watch such unruly scenes being repeated on India bound/ domestic Indian airlines. Similar but different incidents of inconsiderate and appalling behavior on Air India business class and a Thai airline flight to Kolkata. There seems to be a jerk on most flights. https://t.co/wmKsY0rXhH
— Akshobh Giridharadas (@Akshobh) January 24, 2023
How can anyone be rude to Air hostesses? It’s beyond me they’re so sweet especially in India where people lack manners and are very rude in the way they communicate. https://t.co/a4EVXVwb73
— Masia / Messi World Champ Era (@01ChampagnePap) January 24, 2023
Indian air passengers have weird sense of entitlement. https://t.co/uiUf5pvt2Y
— Mayuresh Churi (@mayureshchuri2) January 24, 2023
A separate airlines for the rowdies and the uncouth should be started. They can fight till kingdom come! https://t.co/5wFFyeWY2r
— Rajiv Soni (@rajivjsoni) January 24, 2023
Misbehaviour of air passengers is a common thing. They think they own the flight and can talk any nonsense to staff in the name of customer service. Good that the misbehaving passenger is arrested.
And look at the rising standard. From peeing to abusing to thrashing on board. https://t.co/Wljq5UMmjT
— योगी अरविन्द 🇮🇳 (@yogi_arwind) January 24, 2023
— Weakest LINK (@_WeakestLink) January 24, 2023
Hey @IndiGo6E be like @flyspicejet they have complained and handed over to the officials.
But u have let the person free with an apology letter who have opened the Emergency door in your flight. https://t.co/LDOZ3fDrgv
— The professor (@ashok_ak17) January 24, 2023
I am frequent domestic flyer and I agree both crew members & flyers are getting rude now a days.
These cases should be studied properly @DGCAIndia lets have genuine feedbacks else it is not going to stop.
— AlertCitizenCop (@AshuCrix) January 24, 2023