CAAN suspends captions involved in physical assault at airport

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), today, has suspended the licenses of two captains for breach of national safety standards.

The captions allegedly had a dispute leading to physical assault at the Manthali airport premises in Ramechhap on Friday morning.

The grounded captions Santosh Shah and Sanjeev Shrestha, belong to the Tara Air, a subsidiary of Yeti Airlines.

The CAAN took its X handle to share that the captions duo is suspended until further notice in order to conduct a thorough investigation into the dispute.

The detailed investigation may lead up to cancellation of licenses and other punitive measures as per regulation, it added.