New Delhi: Nearly 26 passengers of Air France flight AF225 bound from Delhi to Paris were asked to disembark voluntarily due to a technical problem on the aircraft on Wednesday.Also Read - Major Sex Racket Busted at Spa in Shahdara Mall; 12 Arrested: Delhi Police

Due to possible overbooking, the staff on the flight first asked the passengers to offload their checked-in luggage and then asked them to de-board the plane for it to be able to take off. However, the authorities have not given any official statement mentioning the reason for the incident. Also Read - There Will Be A Sensation In Country: KCR After Meeting Arvind Kejriwal, Akhilesh Yadav In Delhi

In a video shared on Twitter by news agency ANI, the passengers were being asked to volunteer to remove their luggage from the plane and disembark as the aircraft was unable to take off. Also Read - What Will Be The Prices Of Petrol, Diesel In Delhi, Mumbai, Other Cities After Reduction in Excise Duty

This comes one day after the Air France-KLM, which is among the top three European airline conglomerates decided to increase flights between India and Europe. The carrier decided to increase its passenger-carrying capacity between India and Europe by more than 25 per cent, starting this winter, as profitability remained one of its biggest challenge on the route.