New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two pilots for allegedly facilitating cheating in the Commercial Pilot License Exam held earlier in March this year.
While one arrested pilot belongs to Alliance Air, the other works with a Gurgaon-based private airlines.
The investigations conducted so far reveal that the question paper was allegedly taken out of DGCA's Chief Examination Officer's office and then passed on to the pilots and finally the third person.
The CBI also claims that both the pilots were allegedly paid lakhs for leaking the exam papers....more
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Kochi: A rude shock awaited passengers of an Alliance Air flight when they found the pilot had landed at Kochi though they were told they had reached their destination Kozhikode. The Thiruvananthapuram-Kozhikode-Kochi-Agatti flight with 23 passengers landed at Kochi at 10.30 AM on Monday without proceeding to Kozhikode as the crew was likely to cross the Flight Duty Time Limit (FDTL) if it was operated on schedule, Air India sources...
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