Chemicals on flight: Case registered against courier company

A case has been registered against the courier company which sent a consignment of boric powder and chemicals in a plastic bag, from which smoke emanated as it was being loaded onto a Kingfisher flight on Sunday.

Kochi: A case has been registered against
the courier company which sent a consignment of boric powder
and chemicals in a plastic bag, from which smoke emanated as
it was being loaded onto a Kingfisher airlines Kochi-Chennai
flight on Sunday.

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), the airport
company, has also decided to impose a temporary ban on the
operations of the courier company, Blue Dart.

Airport officials on Sunday had said that preliminary
examination had found that the chemicals came under the
category of "dangerous item".

CIAL has also ordered an internal probe into the
incident.

Police has also submitted an FIR in the Judicial First
Class Magistrate Court at nearby Aluva on the incident.

PTI

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