An Indian airline has sacked two of its pilots for fighting in the cockpit during a New Year’s Day flight from London to Mumbai.
The airline—Jet Airways, in a statement said that the cause of the fight is yet to be ascertained but the male pilot allegedly slapped the female during the incident.
“We have terminated the services of both the cockpit crew with immediate effect,” the airline said.
The company did not release further details.
Indian media had reported the male pilot slapped his female co-pilot during an argument in the cockpit and that she emerged crying and for a time refused to return to the cockpit.
The flight, which was carrying 324 passengers and 14 crew members, landed safely, Fox News reported