DGCA team to probe the Mumbai airport case

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Mumbai, Feb 10: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) appointed team will be probing the miss between an Air India flight and a chopper belonging to a President's convoy on Tuesday, Feb 10.

"We are visiting Mumbai airport and will also be meeting ATC officials today as part of our probe," an official associated with the eight-member probe team said.

The eight member team will be headed by Joint Director General (Investigation) A K Chopra, four others from Delhi and four others from Mumbai.

Chopra had a meeting with the DGCA officials who appriased him with the details. Chopra arrived Mumbai on Monday, Feb 9.

Capt S K Kohli, the pilot of IC-866, an Airbus A-321 aircraft, had aborted take off and applied emergency brakes when he saw one of the three Air Force helicopters ferrying the President landing on the runway.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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