Incident Reports

Biratnagar airport vandalized after delay in flight schedule


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

The passengers vandalized Biratnagar airport on November 28, as they turned agitated due to delay in flight. A domestic carrier, Shree airlines had flight scheduled for 7:30 in the evening. However, the flight came to Biratnagar to board those 76 passengers only at 8:45 pm.  Later, it was announced that it had some technical issues and next flight was called to board those passengers that landed at 9:30 pm. Also, the rules of flying companies require the passengers to reach 1 hour prior to flight schedule. The passengers had to wait for more than three hours in the airport. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media