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Pilot among two killed in chopper crash in Uttarakhand

Two persons, including the pilot, were killed in a helicopter crash at Garurchatti in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district Wednesday, police said.

Body parts of crashed MiG-29 pilot recovered

More than nine months after a MiG-29 crashed in the mountainous Lahaul-Spiti area of Himachal Pradesh, the IAF has found some body parts, believed to be of its pilot, in glaciers.

The IAF search tea

Strike: Air India to hire new pilots


With the strike by union pilots flying Air India’s global routes nearing a month’s completion, Air India is firming up plans to hire pilots for operating its international flig-hts on a contract basis

Tail strikes, tyrebursts top pilot errors

Tail strikes and tyrebursts of aircraft on account of pilot error while landing or take-off are among the main reasons for suspension of pilot licences in the past one year from January 2011 to Februa

Pilot becomes ill during flight, dies on landing

The captain of a Czech airliner flying from Warsaw became ill and died upon landing at an international airport in Prague, CTK news agency reported on Wednesday.

The second co-pilot landed the airpla

Air India Express plays with lives of passengers

Endangering the lives of thousands of passengers, Air India Express, the low-cost arm of national carrier Air India, has been found to have violated the flight duty time limitation (FDTL) regulations

Pakistan's youngest `pilot' dead


A sick 10-year-old Pakistani boy, who became a `pilot' for a day through the Make A Wish Foundation Pakistan, has died.

Muhammad Usama died Thursday morning in Karachi. He was suffering from a chroni

Pilot arrested with cartridge


A Canadian-origin pilot of a private air charter company, who was to fly BJP chief Nitin Gadkari to Mumbai, was arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly trying to enter the airport with a cartridge in his baggage.

Fake pilot scam: Another pilot arrested

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Delhi Police has arrested a pilot working with a private airline for procuring a commercial pilot license by allegedly submitting fake marksheets.

With the arrest of Swarn Singh, police has arr

Fake pilot license scam: Senior DGCA official sacked


Aviation regulator DGCA, which has come under the scanner over the fake pilot licenses issue, has stripped one of its top officials off his responsibilities following charges against him of influencing an airline to employ his daughter, who had failed pilot test.

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