DGCA grounds 2 SpiceJet pilots operating flight that undershot Guwahati runway

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New Delhi (NVI): Aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), today grounded two pilots who were operating a SpiceJet flight that undershot the runway in Guwahati on Friday.

The flight in question was a Boeing 737 aircraft. It touched down before the designated landing point on the runway, according to media reports.

Taking note of the matter, the DGCA has ordered that the two pilots should be grounded.

“The pilots have been off-rostered. It (matter) is under investigation,” DGCA said.

Reportedly, none of the passengers in the flight were affected.

However, some of the runway lights were damaged while landing the SG960 Bengaluru-Guwahati flight.