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Watch: Jet Airways cabin crew suspended for allowing Sonu Nigam's mid-air concert
Five cabin crew staff of Jet Airways have been suspended for allowing playback singer Sonu Nigam to sing from plane's address system on a Jodhpur-Mumbai flight last month. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a show cause notice to the airlines.

DGCA notice read as, "These acts by the cabin crew had drawn the attention of other crew on duty, thus reducing their preparedness/alertness. The frequent movement of the dancing crew may have affected the aircraft's centre of gravity during flight and created turbulence....(The airline) might have instigated passengers to become unruly.... It is established that (the airline) failed to observe various safety regulations," as reported by TOI.

According to the reports, all the passengers on the flight knew each other and asked the singer to perform. Nigam then used the announcement system and obliged the passengers on-board with two of his songs 'Panchhi nadiya' from the film 'Refugee' and 'Do pal ruka' from Yash Raj Films' 'Veer Zaara'.

While everyone in the flight enjoyed the in-flight entertainment. But, then the videos of the act went viral on social media, and DGCA got involved and asked the airlines to take action for misusing the announcement system of the flight.

Jet Airways authorities have confirmed that the crew of the flight in question has been suspended and an inquiry in underway.

A statement issued by the airlines read, "All cabin crew on the flight have been taken off off flight duty for inquiry and corrective training to reinforce strict adherence to operating procedures."

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