Amidst rising aviation incidents and technical malfunctions involving Indian carriers, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia held a gathering on issues of safety with senior officers of his ministry and regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). During the assembly, the minister took an in depth report from the officers about these incidents during the last one month and informed them that there ought to be no compromise over passengers’ security. The assembly comes at a time when a number of flights have made emergency landings as a result of varied causes. On Sunday, IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad flight was diverted to Karachi as a precautionary measure after pilots noticed a defect in one of many engines.
On Saturday night time, Air India Express’s Calicut-Dubai flight was diverted to Muscat after a burning odor was noticed within the cabin mid-air. A day earlier an alive hen was discovered within the cockpit of the Air India Express’ Bahrain-Kochi flight.
SpiceJet is beneath regulatory scanner proper now. On July 6, the DGCA issued a show-cause discover to SpiceJet following at the least eight incidents of technical malfunction in its plane since June 19.
The DGCA is at the moment investigating all these incidents.
With PTI inputs