Authorities to probe all aviation related safety incidents: Minister


Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that the authorities will investigate all aviation related safety incidents. According to the Minister of State with independent charge for Housing and Urban Affairs and Civil Aviation, safety is of paramount concern and no compromise with safety related issues will be allowed “just because the sector is growing at a very fast pace”.

Puri, who is also the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, was speaking at an industry event here organised by Assocham. In the last couple of weeks, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has carried out several inspections of airlines and issued show cause notices to key airline safety personnel.

Recently, a spate of aviation related incidents were reported around the country due to inclement weather, among other reasons. Read more

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