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Updated December 25th, 2023 at 20:54 IST

Grounded plane carrying 300 Indians takes off from France

An aircraft carrying over 300 Indian passengers in France took off on Monday.

Radhika Dhawad
The plane reported to carry some 300 Indian citizens parks at the Vatry airport
Grounded plane carrying 300 Indians takes off from France | Image:AP
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An aircraft carrying over 300 Indian passengers in France took off on Monday three days after French authorities had detained it over the allegations of human trafficking.

On Sunday, the authorities of the Maine prefecture said that the 'seizure of the aircraft has been lifted' after a thorough investigation, Sky News reported.

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The A340 aircraft, being operated by Romania's Legend Airlines, took off from the airport at Vatry near Paris where it was grounded.

Embassy of India in France tweetED, "Thank French Government and Vatry Airport for quick resolution of the situation enabling Indian passengers to return home & hospitality. Also for working closely with embassy team, present throughout at the site to ensure welfare and smooth & safe return..."

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Published December 25th, 2023 at 20:54 IST

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