Passenger goes missing from Indigo flight at Patna
There was chaos at Patna airport today after a passenger who travelling from Goa to Lucknow in an Indigo flight 633 disappeared from the plane.
There was chaos at Patna airport today after a passenger who was travelling from Goa to Lucknow in an Indigo flight 633 disappeared from the plane.
Mudit Sharma was travelling to Lucknow with his wife and four more members of his family when the plane landed in Patna. Sharma told his wife that he was going to the bathroom, and never returned. His absence was noticed only when the plane readied to fly to Lucknow. The flight was delayed for more than 20 minutes when the airport authorities could not find him. Sharma, reportedly was annoyed by one of his family members and deplaned in Patna itself. Neither Indigo, nor the ground officials were able to detect his exit. Airport Authority has taken up the matter with the two.
In his last phone message to his wife, Sharma said that he was in the toilet. The trouble began when he could not be reached on the phone and the toilet was found empty. The plane was grounded in Patna till the chaos subsided. It left for Lucknow with rest of the family members. Flight 633 was to fly from Goa to Lucknow, via Kolkata and Patna. The author of this article was also travelling in the same plane.