In 2019, DGCA discover pointed to security lapses


New Delhi, August 8

The aviation regulator had issued a show-cause discover to the director of the Kozhikode airport on July 11 final yr after it discovered “various critical safety lapses” at totally different locations, together with the runway and apron, officers mentioned.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation pointed to cracks on the runway, water stagnation and extreme rubber deposits amongst different lapses. It carried out the inspection after a flight from Saudi Arabia suffered a “tail strike” on July 2 final yr, an official mentioned.

On July 11, the airport director was issued a discover. A compliance report was despatched on August 5, 2019, and after examination, all main findings have been closed. — PTI

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