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Suspect crown patient in the first row, pilot disembarks by cabin | India News


NEW DELHI: A suspected coronavirus patient sitting in the front row of an airplane caused such a scare that all passengers disembarked from the rear exit and the captain through the cabin.

This happened on an AirAsia India I5-732 flight from Pune to Delhi on March 20. Subsequently, the passengers were examined and negative.

An AirAsia India spokesperson said: “A case was reported of suspected Covid-19 passengers aboard I5-732, Pune to New Delhi on March 20, 2020, sitting in row 1. Subsequently, passengers They were screened and tested negative. As a security measure after landing, the plane was parked in a remote bay and the suspects disembarked from the front door. All other passengers, escorted by the crew, disembarked from the plane’s rear door. ”

“The crew in the cabin was quarantined until the cabin environment near the main exit was determined to be safe. The captain chose to disembark from the secondary exit using a secure trestle, given the proximity of the seats from the cabin. The plane was fumigated and a complete disinfection and deep cleaning was performed, “added the spokesperson.

“Our crew is well trained for incidents of this nature and we would like to record our appreciation for their dedication in continuing to serve passengers with the utmost care in current conditions,” the airline said.

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