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Kingfisher pilot who flew woman in cockpit taken off duty

A Kingfisher Pilot, who hadallegedly flown rpt flown a woman in cockpit in violation of safety rules from Delhi to Mumbai on Sunday last, has been taken off the duty pending a probe by the airline. Taking a strong view of the violation of safety rules by a senior pilot, the civil aviation regulator, Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), had sought a report from the airline. "The probe is on and till then the pilot has been derostered, as per the standard procedure", airline sources said. Kingfisher Airlines, which is already facing a safety audit by the DGCA, came under fresh scrutiny following reports of one of its pilots flying woman in the cockpit in violation of rules. The commander, who is also a head of the Kingfisher Airline's pilot training, had overruled the objection by the cabin crew who informed the incident to the management when the flight landed at Mumbai. Th