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MUMBAI : A senior Air India pilot has been put off-duty after he was involved in runway incursion at the Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.

The said pilot was operating the AI-669 Bhubaneswar-Mumbai flight on September 16.

Confirming the incident, an Air India official said, "The crew of the subject flight are not to be utilised for flying duties after operating BBI-BOM (Bhubneswar to Mumbai) of date, pending investigation. The above is strict compliance."

Earlier, an Air India pilot was suspended for three months after he failed a pre-flight breathalyser test.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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