A baggage handler fell asleep on a plane at the airport in Mumbai, India, and only woke up when the plane was already flying towards Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Despite the unusual situation, the sleeping boy on the cargo of an Airbus A320 belonging to IndiGo Company, after about 3 hours 20 of the journey, landed safely at the final destination, secured by the fact that all parts of the aircraft were pressurized Was. , offered conditions so that he can breathe even outside the passenger area.
The matter happened on Sunday (12) and the sleeper employee returned to Mumbai on the next flight of the company which departed from Abu dhabi bound for the Indian city. But the story isn’t over yet: According to a local newspaper, India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has begun an investigation into the flaw and some IndiGo employees have been removed from service during the process. The Times of India,
“On December 12, 2021, Indigo A320 aircraft was scheduled to operate flight 6E-1835 from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi. The trunk door was closed after an employee counted the heads,” said a DGCA official. The official said, according to local media, the failure to control the staff.
IndiGo is yet to comment on the matter.