Flying Licences Of two IndiGo Pilots Suspended For Violating Security Norms

The IndiGo plane had suffered a tail strike whereas touchdown on the Ahmedabad airport. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Aviation security regulator DGCA has suspended flying licence of two IndiGo pilots for violating security norms and Customary Working Procedures (SoPs) whereas touchdown on the Ahmedabad airport final month, a senior official has mentioned.

The flying licence of the Pilot-in-Command has been suspended for 3 months and of the co-pilot for one month, the official mentioned.

An IndiGo plane working its Bengaluru-Ahmedabad flight on June 15 had suffered a tail strike whereas touchdown on the Ahmedabad airport, following which the Directorate Common of Civil Aviation (DGCA) launched a probe into the incident.

Apart from, it had ordered grounding of the 2 pilots until investigation into the incident was accomplished.

“On 15.06.2023, an Airbus 321 plane was concerned in a tail strike whereas touchdown at Ahmedabad. DGCA investigation has revealed that the crew carried out the touchdown in deviation from established SOPs,” the official mentioned on Wednesday.

Accordingly, each the crew members have been issued a present trigger discover by DGCA, he mentioned.

“After examination of their replies and related details of the matter, the licence of the PIC has been suspended for a interval of three months and of co-pilot for a interval of 1 month for violation of the provisions of the related Civil Aviation necessities and SOPs,” the DGCA official mentioned.

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