28-year-old man jumped out of an Air India aircraft through the emergency
exit shortly before the passengers were to disembark on landing at the
international airport here today.
The flight from Dubai landed
and passengers were waiting for the aerobridge to be opened when the man
managed to open the emergency exit door and jumped out, airport sources
He ran towards the runway and security personnel rushed and
took him into custody, they said.
He was identified as Kamal
Batcha, a native of Tiruchirappalli, employed as a mechanic in a private
company in Dubai, they said.
The man, said to be upset with his
job, was let off after an hour-long questioning, the sources said.