In a major move, Air India grounded two of its pilots after a Delhi-Hong Kong aircraft descended rapidly and
deviated from the normal glide path at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) runway.
The incident is said to have taken place on October 20.
The incident also triggered a Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) alert as per sources.
As per reports, it was then that the pilots were de-rostered and an investigation was ordered into the incident.
The plane, with 197 passengers and 10 crew members onboard descended rapidly and triggered the GPWS alert onboard the flight- Hong Kong’s Transport and Housing Bureau (THB) noted.
According to the report, Transport and Housing Bureau (THB) of Hong Kong, which took note of the mishap as a ‘serious incident’.
A further probe is underway.>