Flight Delayed For 12 Hours In India Due To A Rat


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A flight in India was delayed for 12 hours after a rat was spotted on the aircraft before takeoff.

The aeroplane, flight AI-952 was preparing to take off when a rat was seen running inside the cabins.

The flight was set to take off from the southern city of Hyderabad for Vishakapatnam, a coastal city, early on Sunday.

The Passengers had to vacate the aeroplane to enable the flight attendants to get rid of the rat. The passengers were forced to wait in the airport all day long until the problem was taken care of.

An Air India official confirmed the incident to dpa, adding that it was being investigated but gave no further details.

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The flight was fumigated to sanitize it and the attendants searched for damages that may have been caused by the rat.

The report said that there were ugly scenes at the airport as infuriated passengers checked with airline staff when their flight would take off.





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