Pilot, who allegedly asked air hostess to sit with him in cockpit, fired by SpiceJet

New Delhi: SpiceJet has sacked one of its pilots for allegedly asking an air hostess to sit with him in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 flight.

The incident took place on-board Kolkata-Bangkok flight on February 28 when the pilot repeated his action on the return flight as well.

According to reports, the pilot had also sent his co-pilot out of the cockpit, leaving the two alone in the cockpit for a long time.

Issuing a statement, SpiceJet said, “The inquiry process (in this case) is on and the statement of all the concerned parties has been recorded. Subsequently, the alleged personnel had been sacked.”

The SpiceJet General Manager (GM) also said that the case has been informed to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) by our Flight Safety department and their inquiry is also underway.