Pilots from Air India on Tuesday wrote to the civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri asking him to right away exchange director normal of the Directorate Basic of Civil Aviation with an officer who possesses information of aviation. The pilots have raised questions on DG Arun Kumar who in an interview to one of many media channels made statements on the deceased pilots’ touchdown technique in final week’s aircraft crash in Kozhikode.
The Air Indian pilots unions- Indian pilots Guild (flying Boeing plane) and Indian Industrial Pilots Guild (ICPA) within the letter acknowledged, ‘It has come to our discover that…Arun Kumar, IAS, in a nationally televised interview carried out moments after the catastrophic accident of Air India Categorical Flight..has gone on file to state.. “…two fellows are useless …. and the touchdown it appears was not applicable….”. In one other televised interview he additionally talked about as follows: “…touchdown was not clean….”.
The letter written on Tuesday learn, ‘The DGCA’s hasty feedback on TV clearly seemed to be biased, unprofessional, untimely and presumptive…”.
When contacted, Kumar, DG, DGCA, mentioned, “Good luck to them.” Aviation ministry spokesperson couldn’t be reached.