31 Mar 2011

Some Indian Pilots May Have Forged Licenses

Indian lawmakers in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house in the Indian parliament, are concerned that national aviation officials are not taking accusations that some Indian pilots may have used forged documents to obtain their licenses serious enough.

While a member of the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation said that the problem was most likely not as widespread as is currently feared, Indian authorities have said that they will investigate allegations that some airline pilots, up to 4,000, obtained their licenses through fradulent means.

The original story can be read here.