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Jet Airways terminates two pilots involved in mid-air brawl

About The Incident, The Spokesperson Last Week Had Said There Was A “misunderstanding' Between The Cockpit Crew And The Same Was “resolved Amicably' And “quickly'.

PTI | Updated on: 09 Jan 2018, 01:26:04 PM
Jet Airways terminates two pilots involved in mid-air brawl (Source: PTI)

New Delhi:

Jet Airways has terminated the services of two senior pilots who were involved in a mid-air brawl while operating London-Mumbai flight on January 1.

A senior pilot had allegedly slapped a female commander during the flight and following the incident the two were grounded by the airline.

“Consequent to the review of the events on board Flight 9W 119 London-Mumbai of January 1, 2018, Jet Airways has terminated services of both the cockpit crew with immediate effect,” a Jet Airways spokesperson said in a statement on Tuesday.

Also Read: Jet Airways pilot ‘slaps’ female commander during London-Mumbai flight, both grounded

Aviation regulator DGCA has already suspended the flying licence of the male pilot.

About the incident, the spokesperson last week had said there was a “misunderstanding” between the cockpit crew and the same was “resolved amicably” and “quickly”.

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First Published : 09 Jan 2018, 01:16:51 PM

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