New Delhi: A Jet Airways pilot and two cockpit crew members have been suspended for two and a half months for allowing a trainee pilot to take over from the co-pilot and land the aircraft in Mumbai, endangering the lives of all on board.
The suspension comes after Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) asked the airlines to take action against the pilot and the chief of its flight safety in connection with the incident that took place about four months ago on a Chennai-Mumbai flight.
The DGCA has also asked Jet Airways to take action against the chief of its flight safety in connection with the incident.
The DGCA sources said that the trainee pilot had only 50 hours of training on Boeing 737....more
08:24 AM, Feb 15, 2012