Mumbai: Two pilots of a London-Mumbai based flight of Jet Airways involved in a fight inside the cockpit which led the private airline to terminate the services of both the crew.
According to the news reported in BBC news, the fight between the man and a woman inside the cockpit started after the male pilot slapped the female pilot which led her to left the cockpit in tears.
The jet Airways said in a statement that it had “terminated services of both the cockpit crew with immediate effect”.
The fight occurred on January 1 and the flight was carrying 324 passengers. The flight landed safely in Mumbai.
The private airline said that both the crew broke the safety regulations by unattending the cockpit twice. It also said that the incident had been reported to the DGCA, saying that it had “zero tolerance for any action of its employees that compromises safety”.
The spokesperson of the Airline said that “At Jet Airways, safety of guests, crew and assets is of paramount importance.”