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Rat boards Air-India flight, forces cancellation

October 10, 2003 12:46 IST
Last Updated: October 10, 2003 12:48 IST

An unwelcome passenger a rat - forced Air-India to cancel its flight to Riyadh on Wednesday night, airport sources in Kochi said on Friday.

The cabin crew noticed the rodent scurrying around the plane just as it was about to take off from the Nedumbassery International Airport.

When all efforts to nab it failed, the flight was cancelled and the passengers asked to disembark. After a thorough fumigation, the rodent was found dead.

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IT HAPPENS ONLY IN INDIA !! now the air authorities should go on strike as to why the rat was killed !! there are so ...

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