Mid-air collision averted near Mumbai?

Two passenger aircraft came too close to each other mid-air near Mumbai on Wednesday, reports said.

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2011, 14:12 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Mumbai: Two passenger aircraft came too close to each other mid-air near Mumbai on Wednesday, reports said.

As per a media report, a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Kozhikode in Kerala has reported a near miss to the Mumbai Air Traffic control.
The other airline involved in the incident is said to be the Air Arabia flight from Kozhikode to Sharjah.
As per rules, two commercial aircrafts are supposed to maintain a 1000 feet distance – horizontal as well as vertical -between them at all times.

More details are awaited.