Air India crew member detained in Saudi Arabia for smuggling gold

Air India crew member detained in Saudi Arabia for smuggling gold

A cabin crew member of an Air India flight was detained by the Jeddah Airport authorities on charges of smuggling out gold. The detained cabin crew was to board the flight bound for Kochi, along with 11 other crew members, sources said here tonight.

The incident which happened this morning forced Air India to operate the flight with 11 cabin crew members instead of mandatory 12, the sources added. There was no official word from Air India.
(PTI)

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