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Air Traffic Control

Vistara pilot who issued 'Fuel Mayday' call grounded by aviation regulator

The pilot made a 'Fuel Mayday' call, which is issued when aircraft starts tapping into its emergency fuel reserves.

17 Jul 2019 1:49 PM

Confusion created by IAF officer in ATC blamed for Mi-17 chopper crash over Srinagar

Court of Inquiry into the accident was completed once but had to be reopened as officers facing trial wanted to question more witnesses.

08 Jul 2019 8:14 PM

Only one survives as Nepal chopper crashes in dense forest, 6 dead

The chopper's wreckage had been spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Dhadhing district, said Raj Kumar Chettri..

08 Sep 2018 3:04 PM

Bengaluru: IndiGo jets narrowly escape mid-air crash

According to an airline official, the Kochi bound plane had around 160 passengers and the other had 162.

13 Jul 2018 2:07 AM

Tyre of New Delhi-bound SpiceJet plane bursts at Chennai airport

Of the 189 passengers, only two were children, an airport official said. None of the passengers was inj-ured in the incident.

09 Feb 2018 6:27 AM


2 among 5 ONGC officers killed in chopper crash off Mumbai coast

The chopper, Dauphin N3, bearing registration number VT-PWA, took off from Juhu at 10.25 am, with 5 ONGC employees and 2 pilots on board.

13 Jan 2018 9:34 PM

Mumbai: 4 bodies recovered after chopper carrying 7 onboard crashes

The helicopter lost contact with Air Traffic Control (ATC) 30 nautical miles off Mumbai.

13 Jan 2018 1:43 PM

New DGCA rules on contagious diseases

Pilots to immediately inform ATC about cases.

07 Aug 2017 2:59 AM

ELT in CM Fadnavis’ copter failed

Device sends messages to ATC towers during mishaps; experts irked.

28 May 2017 1:05 AM

AI flight loses ATC contact over Hungary

Fighter jets scrambled to escort plane on way to London from Ahmedabad.

11 Mar 2017 1:22 AM


AI plane goes off radar over Hungary; lands safely

This is the second such incident of an Indian aircraft losing contact with the ATC in the European airspace in a month's time.

10 Mar 2017 8:23 PM

Absence of co-pilot induces pilot to make false announcement; caught

The IndiGo Airlines sent an e-mail to its pilots, asking them not to indulge in such action, said sources.

08 Mar 2017 9:57 AM

GoAir plane forced to land due to engine snag

The Delhi ATC declared local stand-by for the flight, which landed safely at the runway.

15 Feb 2017 4:43 AM

Alert locals near IGI spot fire in jet engine

The locals immediately made a call to the PCR which in turn alerted the concerned agencies.

10 Feb 2017 2:35 AM

New mechanism to help decongest IGI air traffic

Unable to land due to congestion, flights are often forced to hover above airports, particularly at Delhi and Mumbai, resulting in delays.

27 Jan 2017 3:10 AM


Near-miss in Delhi as 2 flights avert taxiway collision

The two aircraft reportedly came face-to-face barely 40 metres away on airport taxiway but pilots of both planes alerted ATC.

28 Dec 2016 12:59 AM

Mumbai: No headway on cause behind helicopter crash

Two days ago, captain Praful Kumar Mishra had expressed concerns about the aircraft,” said a senior official.

14 Dec 2016 6:44 AM

French-built ATR planes grounded after fatal crash

The fleet would now undergo thorough testing after the two incidents, the airline said.

13 Dec 2016 1:54 AM

Clutch failure led to helicopter crash: Sources

According to senior officials probing the accident, the Juhu ATC got in touch with a Pawan Hans copter that was flying nearby.

12 Dec 2016 6:22 AM

Anti-fog devices at 5 airports

On an average, Delhi sees 20 days of dense fog between mid-December and mid-February, according to the MeT department.

10 Dec 2016 1:57 AM