Collision of India-bound planes averted in Dubai, DGCA asks UAE for probe report

A close to collision of two India-bound Emirates passenger jets on the Dubai airport was averted on January 9. Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulatory physique of Civil Aviation has now requested UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to share its investigation report on this incident.

The passenger jets had come on the identical runway throughout take-off from the Dubai airport. The Dubai-Hyderabad flight (EK-524) was scheduled for take-off at 9:45 pm, while the Dubai-Bengaluru flight (EK-568) was additionally scheduled for take-off on the identical runway.

The EK-524 was accelerating to take off simply when EK-568 got here on the identical runway, they famous. On time, the matter was seen and EK-524’s take off was rejected by the air visitors controller, the sources talked about. As per the schedule of the Emirates flight, there’s a five-minute hole between the 2 take-offs. 

Speaking with ANI, an Emirates Air spokesperson confirmed in regards to the incident. The spokesperson added that the air visitors management noticed the matter and instantly gave directions which have been ‘accomplished efficiently’ and induced ‘no plane injury’.


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