Two flights with 350 people have a close shave


Two commercial flights with 350 people on board had come close to a mid-air collision over Kolkata on Monday before aircraft warning systems took over and pulled them away.

According to officials, an IndiGo plane that had taken off from Kolkata for Bagdogra was asked by ATC (air traffic control) to hold at 29,000 ft, while an AirAsia flight coming in from Bagdogra was asked to descend to the same level.

The aircraft were about 200 ft laterally of each other at about 11am in Kolkata airspace when their traffic collision avoidance systems got triggered, averting a mishap, the officials told ET,requesting not to be named.  Read More

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