The incident took place onboard flight AIC 866 on June 24, police said, as per the FIR, the passenger Ram Singh defecated, urinated, and spat in row 9 of the aircraft.
Upon observing the ‘misconduct’, the cabin crew gave a verbal warning to the passenger and he was isolated from the others.
On arrival in Delhi, the head of Air India security escorted the passenger to the local police station, it said.
A case under Sections 294 (obscene acts) and 510 (misconduct in public by a drunken person) of the Indian Penal Code was registered, it said.
On Nov. 26, 2022, a man, who was in an inebriated condition, allegedly urinated on a woman co-passenger onboard an Air India flight from New York to Delhi.
Ten days later, another episode of an allegedly inebriated male passenger allegedly urinating on a blanket of a female passenger was reported on a Paris-New Delhi Air India flight on Dec. 6.
An Air India spokesperson confirmed that the passenger behaved in a ‘repulsive manner,’ causing discomfort to the co-passengers.
The passenger was handed over to the security personnel upon landing in Delhi, the spokesperson said, adding that the airline follows a zero tolerance policy for such unruly and acceptable behaviour.