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DGCA finds safety lapses by IndiGo, issues notices to 4 executives

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The Times Of India
12th July, 2019 18:24 IST

NEW DELHI: Four senior executives of IndiGo airline were issued show cause notices on Friday by the DGCA after a special audit team of the aviation regulator found safety lapses , according to sources privy to the development.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) carried out the audit at the IndiGo office in Gurgaon on July 8 and July 9, the sources said.

"Captain Sanjiv Bhalla, head of training; Captain Hemant Kumar, chief of flight safety; Captain Ashim Mitra, senior vice president - operations; Captain Rakesh Srivastava, QA (quality assurance) and ops safety - these four executives of IndiGo have been issued show cause notices today," a source told PTI.

The DGCA is conducting special audit of all airlines and airports which are in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing incidents across the country.

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