Kuwait Airways flight moves towards no-fly zone

A Kuwaiti Airways aircraft on Monday inadvertently deviated from its flight path after take-off from the IGI Airport here and moved towards the no-fly zone, causing scare among the security establishment as the plane approached the Prime Minister`s house.

New Delhi, Nov 13: A Kuwaiti Airways aircraft on Monday
inadvertently deviated from its flight path after take-off
from the IGI Airport here and moved towards the no-fly zone,
causing scare among the security establishment as the plane
approached the Prime Minister's house.

However, the pilot soon corrected course following
warnings by the air traffic control, official sources said,
adding that the airline had tendered an apology for the
"inadvertent mistake".

The sources said the aircraft, which took off at 0615
hours, turned left instead of right which was its scheduled
flight path.

"The chapter is closed", the sources said, adding that
the Directorate General of Civil Aviation would enquire into
the matter.

Bureau Report

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