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Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has enforced a fantastic of INR 5 lakh each on helicopter operators in Kedarnath. They additionally suspended officers of two different operators for 3 months over violation of security rules.
The irregularities got here to mild throughout an inspection performed in June. This was a outcome, days after a chopper ferrying pilgrims to the high-altitude shrine made a tough touchdown on May 30. The director normal of DGCA shaped a group for spot examine of the choppers concerned in shuttle operations in Kedarnath. On June 7 and eight, the group performed a spot examine in which critical violations have been observed, prompting it to carry an in depth audit of all operators enterprise the shuttle operations.
Five operators have been discovered not sustaining correct flying information in their technical logbooks in the course of the audit performed between June 13 and 16, Arun Kumar, DGCA director normal, mentioned. Two others have been discovered violating provisions of the joint commonplace working process. DGCA didn’t disclose names of the operators.
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