52 near-misses in India since 2014; Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra account for 50% of it

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Last weekend saw two mishaps involving commercial aircraft in Delhi and Jaipur+ . While no passenger or crew was hurt, the incidents added to the number of narrow escapes passengers have had from mishaps since 2014.

According to information accessed from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), there have been 52 such incidents between 2014 and May 2017. Delhi (13), Maharashtra (10) and Karnataka (10) account for 50% of these, while 15 other states together account for another 50%.

Of the 52 cases, at least 35 were “near-miss” collisions. Read More…

 

Credit By : The Times of India

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