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India probes plunge of Jet Airways flight

Mumbai-Brussels flight drops 5,000 ft over Turkey airspace

Published Thu, Aug 14, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[NEW DELHI] India's aviation watchdog is investigating why a Jet Airways flight plunged almost 5,000 feet (1,520 metres) over Turkish airspace last week, after some news reports said that one pilot was asleep and the other was busy on a flight management device.

The aircraft, operated by India's second largest airline, dropped suddenly during a flight be…

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