In a recent incident, an Air India and Nepal Airlines plane came dangerously close to colliding in mid-air, sending shivers down the spines of passengers and authorities alike. The incident occurred on Friday, March 24th, 2023, while the two planes were flying over the Bay of Bengal.
According to sources, the Air India flight was flying from Delhi to Singapore, while the Nepal Airlines flight was flying from Kathmandu to Bangkok. The planes were flying at 34,000 feet when the Air India pilots noticed the Nepal Airlines plane flying dangerously close to them.
To avoid a collision, the Air India pilot immediately contacted the Nepal Airlines pilot and instructed him to climb higher. The Nepal Airlines pilot acted quickly and took the necessary precautions to keep the planes from colliding.
The incident was reported to both countries’ aviation authorities, and an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the near-collision. This incident emphasises the importance of air traffic control and the need for pilots to be constantly vigilant.
With strict safety protocols in place, the aviation industry is one of the safest modes of transportation. Incidents like these, on the other hand, serve as a reminder that even the smallest lapse in judgement can have disastrous consequences.
At last, the incident involving the Air India and Nepal Airlines planes serves as a stark reminder of the importance of aviation safety. It emphasises the importance of strict adherence to safety protocols as well as constant vigilance on the part of pilots and air traffic controllers. We can only hope that these incidents serve as a wake-up call to the aviation industry, and that steps are taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.