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50% rise in air safety violations by crew: DGCA

Posted : 07 February 2017 12:26:34 | By TWO Bureau | New Delhi

 50% rise in air safety violations by crew: DGCA

According to a report by The Tribune, there were 422 air safety violations by the crew of various air operators in 2016, a rise of nearly 50 per cent from 2015, resulting in derostering of 42 pilots besides suspension of 272 crew members, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said.
 
 
According to the DGCA, private carrier Jet Airways along with its subsidiary JetLite had the highest number of enforcement actions (116) initiated against its crew. It was followed by SpiceJet and Air India with 101 and 61 instances of safety breach, respectively. 

 




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