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Air India co-pilot hits pilot on flight, gets de-rostered!
The Greenwings plane mishap seems to have opened a can of worms. Now, more and more stories about how planes literally drop off the sky due to human intervention, is garnering a lot of eyeballs.
While the Greenwings have kind of roused everyone in the aviation industry from what seemed like a deep slumber, things are yet to be alright.

A fracas in Air India between the pilot and the co-pilot rose the issue of safety in air flights again, so much so that both the pilots have been de-rostered.

In an Air-India flight, a altercation happened between both the pilot and the co-pilot and which rose to such an extent that the co-pilot lost his cool and hit his superior. Air India is refusing the whole thing, saying that a small argument happened between the two concerned people, but there was no physical fights.

A source, as was reported by Indianexpress.com, said that the pilot asked the co-pilot to take notes of critical data such as the number of passengers on board, take off weight and other details to be jotted on a card that is kept in front of them. However, the co-pilot, for some reason got incensed and said what he thought of his colleague, which led to a fight.

The Director General of Civil Aviation have initiated a discussion with the Directorate of Medical Services so that a regular practice can be introduced in order to check the psychological health of the pilots flying people around.

As it is known, in the present scenario, while induction a mental test of pilots happen, which is not renewed in India. This whole, mechanism started after a body representing pilots in Air India wrote to the DGCA stating that they were being overworked.

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