Two Air India pilots have been suspended after they allowed a south Indian actress to sit inside the cockpit mid-air on a Bangalore-Hyderabad flight in flagrant violation of safety norms.
“Both pilots have been suspended and taken off the roster. An inquiry is going on,” airline officials said, adding that the matter came to light after a passenger lodged a complaint with the airline. The pilots have been identified as Jagan M Reddy and S Kiran.
Aviation regulator DGCA has taken a serious view of the incident which took place last month, official sources said on June 18.
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