Airhostess jumps to death after tiff with pilot boyfriend

March 18th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A Jet Airways airhostess jumped to her death from the fifth floor of a building here early Wednesday following an argument with her pilot boyfriend, the police said.
The victim, 22-year-old Anupama Acharya, had gone for a party at the residence of her boyfriend Samir Chaturvedi in the upmarket Powai suburb, an official from Powai police station said.

Following a minor tiff with Chaturvedi, Acharya flew into a rage and jumped out of the fifth floor of Jheel Darshan building. She was rushed to a nearby hospital with multiples injuries but was declared dead on admission, police added.

The police have recorded Chaturvedi’s statement and registered a case of suicide while further investigations are on, the official said.

An official of the airline said that Acharya had joined the airline around a year ago. Tuesday was her weekly off-day and she was expected to resume duties Wednesday.

A spokesperson for the airline said that “we are offering full cooperation to the police in this tragic matter.”

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