DGCA goes to police against 34 pilots for posting abusive messages in whatsapp group

Vastavam web: Watching porn and posting such unwanted messages in whatsapp groups becomes an un avoidable virus. Even the high profiled personalities also being addicted for it and even caught by the media. Now the pilots of various aviation companies were caught while posting such messages in the group. In an unprecedented move, the directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) filed a police complaint against 34 pilots of four airlines — Jet, IndiGo, Spice-Jet and GoAir — who are participants in a WhatsApp group for “making obscene remarks” against a senior regulatory official.

Based on this, 13 pilots were called to the DGCA office on Tuesday morning from where they were taken to the Lodhi Road police station. They were allowed to go in the evening after being questioned. Police seized phones of four pilots for the probe.

The 34 pilots are part of a WhatsApp group that was allegedly circulating messages with Hindi expletives against a joint DG. One of the pilots forwarded the abusive message by mistake to the official, after which the police complaint was filed. The airlines have unconditionally apologized to the joint DG.