DGCA suspends licences of AI pilots for allowing unauthorised person in cockpit
Mumbai, Jun 22 (PTI) DGCA has suspended the licence of an Air India pilot by one year for allowing an authorised person in the cockpit of the Chandigarh-Leh flight earlier this month, an official statement said on Thursday. The licence of the Pilot-in-command has been suspended for one year while licence of the First Officer has been suspended for a period of one month, the DGCA said.
Following the incident that took place on June 3, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ordered grounding of both pilots pending investigation.
As per DGCA safety norms, unauthorised people are not allowed to enter the cockpit, and any such entry could violate norms.