DGCA suspends 2 Jet pilots for sleeping, being unattentive while plane dropped 5,000 feet
New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has suspended the two pilots who were not attentive as a Jet Airways flight’s altitude dropped last Friday. The Jet Airways aircraft flying from Mumbai to Brussels last Friday suddenly dropped 5,000 feet in the Ankara airspace over Turkey.
Jet is also conducting a separate inquiry. In its statement, the airlines said, “Jet Airways has initiated an internal inquiry into the matter. The airline is also extending all co-operation in the matter to the DGCA. Safety is of paramount importance to Jet Airways, as is also the welfare of our guests and crew and the airline will always take appropriate steps to ensure the same.”