Tuesday April 13, 2021

Air France plane forced to land in Sofia due to disruptive passenger

Published : 06 Mar 2021, 17:38

  DF News Desk

An Air France aircraft at Berlin Tegel Airport in Germany. File Photo: Xinhua.

An Air France plane en route from Paris to New Delhi made a forced landing in Sofia on Friday evening after a passenger attacked crew members, reported Xinhua, quoting Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) on Saturday.

Prosecution sources said that the passenger, an Indian, behaved arrogantly with other passengers, attacked crew members and knocked on the cockpit doors.

The disruptive passenger was detained for 24 hours. The Indian Embassy in Sofia has been notified of the incident, BTA said.