New Delhi: Indian Airlines Air India has suspended one of its pilots for three months. According to news agency ANI, he was found positive in the alcohol test which led to the suspension of the airline. The incident is reported to be July 13, the day the pilot boarded a flight from Delhi to Bengaluru.
The pilot told the flight crew member that not a single seat in the flight was vacant, so he should be allowed to sit in the cockpit as an additional crew member. According to the rule, all crew members who are crew members are tested for alcohol in which they failed. He was immediately taken down from the plane as soon as the test failed. The airline later decided to suspend him for three months.
This is not the first such case, air India suspended Eastern Regional Director Rohit Bhasin last month. The incident took place in Sydney, where an Australian Regional Manager complained about shop lifts against him. In fact, Bhasin had bought a wallet from a duty free shop in Sydney.