The Chennai-Paris flight AI 143 was delayed by over two hours due to the fight between the two.
As per reports, the pilot pushed the engineer as the latter went inside to get his diary signed.
The incident led to the delay of the flight AI 143 from Delhi-Chennai-Paris by nearly two hours due to which the passengers who are still at Chennai airport are likely to miss their Paris flight.
The injured engineer was taken toa nearby hospital for first aid.
As per reports, an FIR has been filed in the case and the pilot has been taken for medical examination.
Air India officials have been informed about the incident who said that they are investigating the case.