Jet Airways grounds pilots after fight

Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 15:02


Jet Airways has grounded two pilots following reports of a fight inside the cockpit of a flight from London to Mumbai.

Jet Airways confirmed that a "misunderstanding" occurred between the cockpit crew on the New Year's Day flight.

It added that the crew involved had been taken off their flight duties, pending an investigation.

The flight, which was carrying 324 passengers, landed safely in Mumbai.

According to Indian media reports, quoting witnesses, the incident occurred after one male pilot allegedly slapped a female pilot.

The woman left the cockpit and only returned later.

A spokesperson for Jet Airways confirmed that an incident had occurred, but did not detail the exact events that took place.

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