New Delhi, Jan 14: Indian aviation regulator DGCA has asked its UAE counterpart to share the report of the probe into the near collision of two India-bound Emirates passenger jets on January 9 at the Dubai airport.
The planes had come on the same runway during take-off from the airport.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to share its investigation report on this incident.
DGCA chief Arun Kumar told PTI on Friday: "Both are their registered aircraft and the place of occurrence is their airport and so, as per ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation), it will be investigated by them."
"However, we have asked them to share the investigation report as and when available," he mentioned.
The two Emirates jets that had a close shave on January 9 were the Dubai-Hyderabad flight (EK-524) and the Dubai-Bengaluru flight (EK-568), sources said.
The EK-524 was accelerating to take off just when EK-568 came on the same runway, they noted.
Therefore, EK-524's take off was rejected by the air traffic controller, the sources mentioned.
EK-524 was scheduled to depart at 9.45 PM while EK-568 was scheduled to take off at 9.50 PM, they said.
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Mangaluru: In an incident reported from the outskirts of the city, an 85-year-old man died after being run over by a pick-up truck on Sunday morning. The incident was reported from Kakkebettu in Shaktinagar here in the outskirts of the city.
The deceased senior citizen has been identified as Koragappa, a resident of the worker’s colony in Kakkebettu here.
According to the reports, the incident took place when a pickup van loaded with tiles ran over him while the driver was reversing the vehicle. Koragappa was reportedly standing in the compound of his house when the pickup van mowed him down.
Koragappa sustained critical head injuries and was being rushed to District Government hospital when he breathed his last.
A case in this regard has been registered at Kankanady Police Station.