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Jet Airways grounds four crew for 'clicking selfies' during training flight

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Lungsanliu Gonmei | Updated on: 30 May 2018, 06:34:31 PM

New Delhi:

Jet Airways has grounded four of its crew members, including a senior commander, for allegedly clicking selfies during a training flight and violating aviation safety norms, airline sources said on Wednesday.

The alleged incident took place aboard training flight from Leh to Delhi on April 19. An internal investigation was being conducted into the issue and the crew was aiding in the probe, an airline spokesperson said.

"Acting in the interest of guest safety, Jet Airways has placed four crew members off their scheduled duties.  The crew members are aiding an internal investigation being conducted by the airline in connection with certain events aboard training flight of April 19," he said.

The crew -- a senior commander and a three trainee pilots -- were allegedly clicking selfies during the course of the flight, the airline sources said.

"At Jet Airways, safety is of paramount interest," the spokesperson added.

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First Published : 30 May 2018, 06:34:08 PM

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