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Takeoff cancelled due to ants flocking in business class on Air India

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 9th September, 2021 05:23:23 PM
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Takeoff cancelled due to ants flocking in business class on Air India

Air to London India The flight was canceled on Monday after a herd of ants was found in business class.

Prince Jigme, the five-year-old son of King Jigme Khesar Namgel Wanchuck in Bhutan, was one of the people on board the plane in Delhi.

According to ANI news agency, passengers moved to another aircraft and continued their journey to the United Kingdom.

It is not clear what kind of ants were found on board, but some species common to India, such as fire ants, have painful stings and lumps on the skin.

Air India flights to London were canceled after a herd of ants was found in Business Class (Stock)
Prince Jigme (left), the five-year-old son of King Jigme Khesar Namgel Wanchuck in Bhutan, was among the people on board the plane in Delhi.

Air India’s flight from Delhi to Newark, NJ was only a few months after the bats were on board and forced to return to the airport.

About 30 minutes later in the air, a passenger who reported to the cabin crew found the animal.

Fumigation took place when the plane landed and a dead bat was found in a business class cabin.

In February 2016, a Chinese plane had to return to the airport after the mouse was found on board.

The flight from Hangzhou International Airport was scheduled for a three-hour trip to Bijie Feicheng Airport, but was canceled shortly after takeoff.

The crew was concerned that the mouse could bite important electrical wiring that could have caused the plane to malfunction.