An AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore experienced electritrical issues that resulted in their passengers being trapped inside the plane at Changi Airport.
The passengers were trapped inside without airconditioning and electricity for about half an hours as a result of the malfunction.
AirAsia has since addressed the situation and said that they managed to fix the problem after replaced the equipment that was faulty.
A video of the incident emerged online, showing the plane in darkness, and the confused passengers were waiting in the dark without air conditioning.
The person filming the video also added that the plane’s door couldn’t open due to “technical issues”.
AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat said that the flight, AK716, experienced a minor technical issue upon arrival on 10 September.
He said that there was an issue with a power cable connection, which resulted in the ground electrical equipment to be unable to supply the electrical system of the aircraft.
The airline staff then switched over to the replacement ground power equipment, and he added that the safety of the guests and crew are their “number one priority” and that it was “never compromised”.