‘SpiceJet hid incidents, made risky pilot trainer’


Training junior pilots to fly passengers — safely — is an article of ultimate faith, with only captains with impeccable risk-free records being given the job. But a skeleton has now tumbled out of a big airline’s cupboard which shows that it reportedly kept promoting a senior pilot in trainer rank as he committed one incident after the other.

What’s worse, the airline did not report these incidents to the directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) and the clueless regulator kept endorsing the pilot’s status as trainer whenever the airline wanted!

Full report here Times of India



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