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Pilots suspended for on-board physical altercation

IANS  |  Mumbai 

major has grounded two pilots who allegedly indulged in physical altercation on-board a London-flight which was operated on January 1, 2018.

The incident involved the male pilot slapping his female counterpart inside the cockpit of the aircraft which was ferrying 324 passengers, including two infants and 14 crew.

Subsequently, the incident has been reported to the regulator of Civil (DGCA).

"A misunderstanding occurred between the cockpit crew of flight 9W 119, London-of January 1, 2018. However, the same was quickly resolved amicably and the flight with 324 guests, including 2 infants and 14 crew, continued its journey to Mumbai, landing safely," a Jet Airways' said.

"The has reported the matter to the DGCA and the concerned crew have been taken off flying duties pending investigation, that has since been initiated."



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First Published: Wed, January 03 2018. 22:16 IST