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Air India pilot orders crew member to wash his tiffin, argument delays flight by 1 hr

An Air India official confirmed the incident and said an investigation in this regard has already been launched. The airline has issued summons to the crew members for questioning.

india Updated: Jun 19, 2019 13:14 IST
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An Air India official confirmed the incident and said an investigation in this regard has already been launched. ( ABHIJIT BHATLEKAR/MINT)
An Air India official confirmed the incident and said an investigation in this regard has already been launched. ( ABHIJIT BHATLEKAR/MINT)( )
         

Air India has de-rostered the Captain and a crew member of the Bengaluru-Delhi flight AI 772 for getting into a heated argument in public view on board the plane on Monday.

The incident happened when the Captain allegedly asked the crew member to wash his tiffin box.

An Air India official confirmed the incident and said an investigation in this regard has already been launched. The airline has issued summons to the crew members for questioning.

The matter has been also been reported to the aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jun 19, 2019 12:46 IST

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