NEW DELHI : Captain Amitabh Singh, Air India's Director of Operations was on Thursday put off-roster over an incident wherein he allegedly flew a flight which was low on fuel, concerned officials said.

A Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official told ANI that Singh has been put off-roster pending investigation. On September 7, he had operated AI-302 Delhi-Sydney flight on low fuel and failed to provide a reason for it before DGCA, the official informed.

"We are investigating the matter and based on the outcome, will take further action," the DGCA official said.

As the Director of Operations, Singh heads all the pilots of the airline.

Air India has refused to comment on the matter.

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