Pilot, Crew Slug It Out on Air India Plane

Fisticuffs erupt over sex harassment complaint by flight attendant
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Oct 5, 2009 1:47 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Pilots and crew members on an Air India jet came to blows mid-flight in an argument about sex harassment. Stunned passengers watched grappling staffers spill out of the cockpit into a galley. The fight erupted when a flight attendant complained about harassment by the pilots en route from Pakistan to New Delhi, reports BBC. Pilots claim the complaint was an attempt to derail a misconduct report about a male staffer. No one was seriously injured and the plane landed safely. Police are investigating.