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Not for pilots: Mouthwash,cough syrup with alcohol

The warning is part of DGCA’s new draft rules to check alcohol consumption among staff.

Written by Press Trust Of India | New Delhi | Published: October 28, 2013 4:53:21 am

India’s aviation regulator,the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA),has warned pilots and cabin crew not to consume any drug or use any substance — mouthwash,tooth gel,cough syrup,etc — which has alcoholic content.

The warning is part of DGCA’s new draft rules to check alcohol consumption among staff.

In its proposal for stricter anti-alcohol rules,DGCA has also made it mandatory for all pilots and cabin crew of flights originating from outside India to undergo a pre-flight medical check for alcohol consumption.

It has also included aircraft maintenance engineers under the ambit of the new policy.

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