Shouting singer forces Pak pilot to divert flight

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Rawalpindi, Aug. 15 (ANI): A domestic flight in Pakistan was diverted back to Islamabad after a female singer on board started shouting to get her purse back, which she believed had been forgotten at the departure lounge.

Shabnam Majeed, who was flying back to Lahore in the PIA flight PK-653 after performing at the Independence Day celebration at the Presidency overnight, started shouting mid-flight and forced the pilot to divert back the flight to Islamabad, The Dawn reports.

She claimed that the purse contained 18,000 rupees in cash, credit card and gold ornaments.

However, the singer failed to recover her bag at the departure lounge of Benazir Bhutto International Airport, and lodged a complaint with the PIA authorities.

This incident caused a considerable delay of the flight and inconvenience to all the passengers. (ANI)

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