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Too late: Kerala governor wasn’t allowed to board Air India flight by Pilot

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An Air India pilot of AI 408 refused to allow Kerala governor P Sathasivam to board a Kochi-Thiruvananthapuram flight on Tuesday after he allegedly turned up late.

Representationl image via funonthenet.in
Representationl image via funonthenet.in

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The AI 408 flight was scheduled to take off at 9.15 pm but was delayed till 10.45 pm. As per the changed schedule, the governor reached the airport 10 minutes before the departure. The pilot told Sathasivam that he couldn’t be accommodated on the plane as passenger boarding was already over and finally governor had to spend night at the state guest house in Kochi.

Representational image via indiacsr.in
Representational image via indiacsr.in

The governor’s office said it has lodged a complaint with Air India and Aviation Ministry.