Chennai: Pilots on duty who consume alcohol before or during flights should be treated as criminals, aviation experts said, adding that pilots should undergo breath analyzer tests before and after a flight and any violation should be treated as a criminal offense.
They were also of the opinion that even aircraft maintenance personnel on the ground should undergo the breath analyzer (BA) test. The BA test must be strictly enforced as both pilots and ground crew staff were responsible for thousands of passengers’ lives. (IANS)
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