Air India pilot found drunk before a flight in Sharjah

Published on : Monday, May 18, 2015

airindiaWhat came as another embarrassment for the airline industry of India, the commander of a Delhi-bound Air India flight from Sharjah was found drunk by airport security just prior to flying. The incident forced the Indian flag carrier to replace the senior pilot at the last minute.

 

According to the latest reports, Air India said that it is conducting an inquiry into the incident and apt measures will be taken against the pilot if found guilty.

 

According to the sources, the pilot was found under the impression of alcohol when he was going through a security check point. The security officials informed the incident to the airline resulting in change of duty.

 
The pilot was detained during the test and after the results came positive, he was told he will not be allowed to fly and they also informed us to provide a substitute. After that he was let off with a warning. It did not become a police case, there was no FIR registered.

 
As per the rules by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India, pilots will be kept off flying duty and would have their licence suspended for three months if caught drunk for the first time at work.

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4 Responses to Air India pilot found drunk before a flight in Sharjah

  1. LAXMAN LAHORI says:

    NOW IT IS TO SEE THAT AIR INDIA DARE TO PUNISH PILOT AS PER DGCA RULES?

  2. Tariq Shabbir says:

    Thanks God we feel safe from another bad news of crash. These crashes are not normal. These types of pilots are playing withe human lives; when they see two instead of one (blurring).

  3. DILIPKUMAR.CHITNIS says:

    Very Shameful news specially for international travelers. As a freelance film producer,director,and as an actor i travel all over the World.I travel many times by Air India.And i must tell you that Air India is the one of the bad airlines in the World.During flight the crew members are not attain and not friendly with passengers even if you are traveling with your family specially with kids and if you ask milk for your kids the Air India crew members are not able to attain you and your kids.You pay handsome money for travel
    but crew members are giving you not proper food some times the eat your food.Crew members are so arrogant they think them self that they are kings in the plane.

    Now we heard that the Air India Pilot was found drank before to take of flight.Thanks God airport security find him in a drank condition and was not allowed to take of the plane.We are thankful the airport security and the whole staff at the airport to save life of many passengers

    Now a days Air India is not doing properly work specially pilots security.I will suggest and warns to international passengers not to travel by Air India. It is one of the bad air lines in the World.

    DILIPKUMAR.CHITNIS.

  4. DILIPKUMAR.CHITNIS says:

    This Air India Pilot plays a dangerous game against life of Air India passengers.As a regular an international traveler we strongly recommend that this bloody and bastard Drank Air India Flight Pilot must as soon as possible throw him from his job forever and put in prison for life time.

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