An Air India aircraft, carrying some-more than 136 people, landed on a wrong runway during a Male airfield in a Maldives on Friday, following which two pilots have been taken off duty, officials said.
An Air India orator pronounced a craft landed during an “uncommissioned runway” and that all passengers are safe.
A comparison DGCA central pronounced a Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has been sensitive given it is a critical incident.
The A320 neo craft was handling from Thiruvananthapuram to Male.
A comparison Air India central pronounced a aircraft “VT EXL landed on an under-construction runway during Male”. The craft landed during Velana general airfield during Male.
There were 136 passengers and organisation on board. Tyres of a craft were deflated and a aircraft was towed divided to a parking bay, a central said.
Citing a rough report, a orator pronounced dual tyres of a aircraft were deflated.
“It could be since a pilots practical brakes on realising that they landed on a wrong runway.
“The internal authorities are conducting a probe,” he added.
The comparison central during aviation regulator DGCA pronounced both pilots of a craft have been “off rostered”.
Off rostering refers to pilots being taken off their drifting duties.
“Being a critical incident, a AAIB has been informed,” a central added.
(With PTI inputs)