DGCA issues show cause notice to SpiceJet: After the continuous disturbances in the planes of SpiceJet, the troubles are increasing. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a show-cause notice to SpiceJet after eight incidents of technical snag in the last 18 days. The DGCA said that the SpiceJet airline has failed to ensure safe, efficient and reliable air services under the Aircraft Rules, 1937. On the DGCA notice issued to SpiceJet, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the safety of passengers is of paramount importance.
Passenger safety is paramount. Even the smallest error hindering safety will be thoroughly investigated & course-corrected. https://t.co/UD1dJb05wS
— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) July 6, 2022
‘Spare part suppliers not being paid’
SpiceJet’s audit by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in September 2021 found that spare parts suppliers were not being paid on a regular basis, leading to spare parts.
8 times in 18 days there were disturbances in the planes
Technical flaws were revealed in two SpiceJet planes on Tuesday. This is the eighth incident of a technical snag in a SpiceJet aircraft in the last 18 days. The DGCA had started investigating both these incidents. Apart from this, other past incidents are also being investigated. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sent a show cause notice in view of the frequent security lapses in SpiceJet planes.
Passenger safety most important: Jyotiraditya Scindia
On the DGCA notice issued to SpiceJet, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the safety of passengers is of paramount importance. He tweeted and said, ‘Safety of passengers is paramount. Even the smallest error that hinders security will be thoroughly investigated and rectified.
There was a fire in the plane going from Patna to Delhi
A fire broke out in the left wing of a SpiceJet flight going from Patna to Delhi during takeoff on June 19. After this, emergency landing of the flight was done in Patna itself, in which 185 passengers were on board. In the initial investigation of this case, a case of bird collision was revealed.