Indian man tries to open plane’s emergency door in midair

A man tried to open the emergency door of an Air Asia flight from Delhi to Ranchi on Monday night, minutes before landing, endangering the lives of passengers.The passenger, identified as Aftab Ahmed, made this life-threatening attempt at 9.50 pm on Monday, according to official sources.He also allegedly injured a few passengers and crew members when they attempted to stop him.Ahmed, who is said to be a resident of Ranchi, was handed over to the local police, sources said.A statement from Air Asia on the incident is awaited.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar