LONDON: London police on Tuesday have detained two drunk passengers of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) at the Heathrow airport London.
According to the reports, inside the PIA’s Islamabad bound flight no. PK-786 at Heathrow airport, the two intoxicated passengers exchanged punches and a ruckus was reported.
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The crew told the pilot of the flight about the issue, taking notice of the complaints raised by other onboard passengers. The flight captain called the police by approaching the Heathrow airport control tower. The London police took the passengers in detention.
According to the PIA spokesman, both passengers have been blacklisted, while the flight departed from Heathrow airport for Islamabad after an hour’s delay.
Earlier on November 14, a team of the British Department for Transport had planned to visit Karachi for the inspection of PIA flight PK-787 and security of the flight as this flight flies between Karachi to London.
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The British Team was tasked to conduct a necessary inspection and establish whether the flight’s safety and security are as per international criteria because British Aviation wants the safety of the passengers at any cost.