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As per report recently an Indian couple on board the British Airways flight from London to Berlin, BA 8495, was allegedly offloaded from their plane as their three year old toddler was crying. Meanwhile the family alleged that the child’s mother was able to pacify him when the flight was taxiing prior to the take-off.
Further it was stated that the behavior of the cabin crew that scared the child, causing him to cry in distress all over again. Moreover the aircraft was made to return to the terminal, and the couple in question was offloaded along with a few Indians sitting behind them. Reports added the incident occurred on July 23, but is being reported only now. Accordingly the family in question is that of an Indian Engineering Services official working in the transport ministry.
Further the letter explains the events leading up to the offloading as
follows, where a male cabin crew member allegedly started shouting at the
family and scolded the child. The man wrote “His son got terrified and started
crying (inconsolably)”. Moreover another Indian family sitting behind them
offered the three year old some biscuits to distract and pacify him too. Presently
British Airways is in touch with the complainant and also issued a statement
saying that they have no tolerance for discrimination.