The crash has claimed at least 18 lives including the two pilots. Air India Express on Saturday said it will provide an interim compensation of Rs 10,00,000 to the next kin of the deceased passenger 12 years and above, Rs 5,00,000 to the passengers below the age of 12 years, Rs.200,000 to critical injured passenger and Rs.50,000 to the passengers who are injured in the incident. … [Read more...] about Pilots operating Air India flight were very experienced, no doubt over their competence: Puri
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Let us say a pump is tested. First of all, we do a motor testing. Then it is coupled and the pump is run. We check if the vibration level is okay -- whether it is performing its duty, whether it is developing pressure as per the design. … [Read more...] about Koodankulam: ‘It takes time to make a plant operational’
This is what a Parliamentary Labour Committee concluded on the crash: “The agencies informed the committee that the particular aircraft was grounded due to an accident in February 2008, whose CoA (Certificate of Airworthiness) was cancelled and was repaired in non-scientific manner and was taken for a test flight without getting completion/final certificate from the DGCA, is nothing but a criminal negligence which resulted into death of five employees/people”. … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash | Do investigators take the easy way out by blaming pilots?
Kumar said in a television interview that the plane’s “landing was not smooth”. In another interview, he said that “two fellows are dead...and the landing it seems was not appropriate”, the ICPA and the IPG wrote in the letter to Puri. … [Read more...] about DGCA chief has no technical knowledge, 2 pilots’ unions tell Hardeep Puri to remove him
After I met former Congress president Rahul Gandhi-ji and Priyanka-ji [Priyanka Gandhi Vadra], the party announced a three-member committee and we have been assured of timebound resolution of the issues that we raised, including the style of leadership. The issues that we raised and whatever stand we took were principled issues and we didn’t have any personal interest. … [Read more...] about ‘Not one of our MLAs spoke to or met BJP leaders’, says Sachin Pilot