Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 22 August 2019

Passenger strips naked on Dubai plane

The man was travelling on an Air India Express flight on Saturday from Dubai to Lucknow

A passenger on an India-bound flight from Dubai stripped naked before walking down the aisle nude.

According to the ANI news agency, the crew on the Air India Express flight wrapped him in a blanket and escorted him back to his seat following the incident on Saturday.

Two crew members then kept him in his seat as the flight continued on its journey to Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, an international airport serving Lucknow, capital of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The ANI website posted a picture of the passenger wrapped in a blanket.

There were more than 150 passengers onboard flight IX-194 at the time.

The passenger was handed over to security on arrival at 12.05pm.

“As per the direction of the captain of the flight, the passenger was handed over to airlines security at Lucknow Airport where [an] investigation is under way,” an airline spokesperson was quoted as saying.

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Updated: December 31, 2018 01:10 PM

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