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

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

Xinhua

22:47, March 06, 2021

An illustration picture shows a screen aboard an Air France jetliner. (Photo: AFP)

SOFIA, March 6 (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, Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) reported 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.

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