Thursday, August 09, 2018

DGCA suspends licence of pilot whose plane crashed into Sri Ganganagar airport wall

New Delhi:The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the flying licence of the commander of a Cessna which had crashed into the boundary wall of Sri Ganganagar airport in Rajasthan while landing, this Tuesday.
Belonging to Supreme Transport, the turboprop had seven passengers and two pilots. None of them had reportedly suffered injuries.

"During landing at Lalgarh (Sri Ganganagar's airport), the aircraft overshot the runway and hit the boundary wall of airstrip. The safety of aircraft and its occupants was jeopardized... (I) hereby suspend in public interest, the privileges of the pilot license held by the captain pending investigation," a DGCA order issued by its director of air safety J M Singh says.
09/08/18 Times of India