Action on the pilot who made a female friend sit in the cockpit of Air India flight, suspended

DGCA Action On Pilot: Action has been taken against the pilot for allowing a female friend to sit in the cockpit of an Air India flight. Taking action, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the pilot’s license for three months.

Along with this, the DGCA has also imposed a fine of Rs 30 lakh on the airlines for the negligence of Air India. Let us tell that on February 27, in a flight from Dubai to Delhi, the pilot made his female friend sit in the cockpit of the flight.

Show cause notice was issued to the CEO

Earlier, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation had issued a show cause notice to the CEO of Air India. After the matter came to light, the DGCA started an investigation against the accused pilot. The DGCA had said that the pilot violated safety norms.

violated the rules

Apart from this, a notice has also been sent to Aviation Security Head Henry Donohoe for showing negligence in this matter and not registering any complaint. “The commanding pilot of the flight allowed an Air India employee traveling as a passenger to enter the cockpit during cruise, in violation of DGCA norms,” ​​the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said.

Despite being a security sensitive breach…

The DGCA said Air India did not take prompt corrective action despite the “sensitive breach of security”. The DGCA further said, “A penalty of Rs 30 lakh has been imposed on Air India for not promptly and effectively addressing the safety sensitive issue. PIC for allowing the abuse and violation of its authority vested under the Aircraft Rules 1937.” The pilot’s license has been suspended for three months.” Along with this, the DGCA has warned the co-pilot, because he did not stop the partner’s female friend from coming into the cockpit.

Explain that unauthorized people are not allowed to enter the cockpit of the flight. If someone does this, then it is a violation of the rules.

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