DGCA raps 63 SpiceJet pilots for overtime
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has cracked the whip on 63 SpiceJet pilots for operating flights beyond duty hours.While the aviation regulator has suspended for 15 days those who exceeded the stipulated period more than once, it warned those who have done so once.
The pilots reportedly flew as passengers from Delhi to Amritsar early morning and then operated the AmritsarDubai and Dubai-Calicut flights. This would have involved fatigued pilots landing planes in Calicut late at night, potentially jeopardizing the safety of passengers
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