The Directorate Long-established of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday suspended licence of an Air India pilot for a duration of time of 1 year for allowing a female buddy in cockpit.
In the intervening time, the licence of the first officer has been suspended for a duration of 1 month by the aviation regulator.
„The most predominant officer did no longer elevate any peril referring to the unauthorised entry. Per DGCA’s investigation the next actions had been taken; (1) the pilot license of the PIC has been suspended for a duration of 1 year & (2) The pilot License of the First Officer has been suspended for a duration of 1 month for no longer being assertive in stopping and non-reporting of the violation,” ANI quoted DGCA as pronouncing.
Following the incident that took space on June 3, the Directorate Long-established of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ordered grounding of each pilots pending investigation.
As per DGCA security norms, unauthorised other folks are no longer allowed to enter the cockpit, and such a entry may perhaps presumably presumably violate norms.
The DGCA final month slapped a nice of Rs 30 lakh on Air India for no longer reporting a identical incident that took space on its Dubai-Delhi flight in February this year.
In the February incident, the aviation regulator slapped a nice of Rs 30 lakh on Air India for lapses in effectively addressing the „security-sensitive peril” connected to the incident of a pilot allowing a female buddy into the cockpit throughout a Delhi-Dubai flight on February 27.
While imposing the penalty, the DGCA had acknowledged that Air India did no longer elevate instructed corrective action. It had also suspended the licence of the pilot who operated the flight for three months whereas the co-pilot turned into warned for no longer being assertive in stopping the violation.
The safety regulator in February imposed a penalty of Rs 20 lakh on Tata Community-owned funds carrier AirAsia India for violation of sure norms pertaining to to pilots’ practising.
While imposing monetary penalty, it also ordered the removal of AirAsia India’s head of practising from his situation for a duration of three months moreover imposing a nice of Rs 3 lakh every on eight Designated Examiners (Des) of the airline.