Captain, crew members fight onboard Air India after pilot asked crew member to wash lunch box

An Air India Captain and crew members onboard a flight between Bangalore and Delhi on Monday were de-rostered after they got into a bitter argument in front of the passengers.

The Captain had allegedly asked the crew member to wash his lunch box, this led to a heated exchange between them just before the flight was ready to take off. The argument reportedly also delayed the flight by over an hour.

An Air India official confirmed the incident and said that an investigation had already been launched. The airline has issued summons to the crew members for questioning.

The matter has been also been reported to the Indian aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

Source : Various

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