Covid to Pilot: Which was on the Vandebharat Mission

Covid to Pilot: Which was on the Vandebharat Mission

New Delhi: Air India has recalled its pilot flight to Moscow after Covid confirmed the pilot. The plane, which departed for Moscow as part of the Vandebharat mission, was recalled from Uzbekistan airspace after a two-hour flight.

It was only after leaving New Delhi to Moscow that the pilot’s Covid test was reported to be positive. There have been unofficial reports that the results of the earlier Covid test were unheard of. The pilot was ordered to come back later.

There were no passengers on the plane. Crew members were admitted to the Quarantine. Disinfection work on aircraft continues.

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