NEW DELHI – Greater than 4000 pilots in India are being investigated for having faux pilot licenses, the Indian Directorate Common of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed.
The pilots underneath probe additionally embody these related to the Indian nationwide flag provider. Pilots of different nationwide airways together with Indigo and MDLR airways have additionally been held within the cost of getting faux licenses.
Earlier, the Indian aviation authority had revoked a girl pilot’s license alleging that she used faux credentials to get her license. The pilot, Parmandar Kaur Galati, was issued a faux license regardless of failing the take a look at seven instances.
One other Indian pilot of Air India, Captain JK Verma, was detained on costs of forging his credentials.
India’s secretary of aviation acknowledged that not less than 4,000 pilot licenses have been being investigated in India.
The startling revelation has landed the incumbent Modi-led authorities in a clumsy place all over the world, because the nation is already going through quite a few scandals together with Rafale deal and pretend EU Disinfo Lab.