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In-flight sexual assaults often unreported; airlines need to step up

In-flight sexual assaults often unreported; airlines need to step up

When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline industry off-guard. Her allegations – denied by the man accused of the assault on a domestic Vistara flight in India – triggered online outrage and prompted a rare police investigation.