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Vietjet disciplines staff over landing error

Update: July, 22/2014 - 08:05
A VietJet plane, with about 200 passengers onboard, took off from Ha Noi last month headed for Lien Khuong Airport in the Central Highlands Province of Da Lat. However, it landed at Cam Ranh Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa. This was 140 kilometres away from its intended destination.— File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietjet Air has sacked a flight coordinator and disciplined several crew members who were responsible for the high-profile wrong landing incident in June.

Punitive measures include request for re-training, salary reduction, temporary suspension from work and compensation for the damages caused to the airline.

According to Vietjet Air, the flight co-ordinator, who is primarily responsible for the incident, has been fired and requested to compensate the airlines.

The flight, with nearly 200 passengers from Ha Noi, had landed at Cam Ranh Airport in Nha Trang Province, 140 km away from its intended destination of Lien Khuong Airport, in Central Highlands' Da Lat City on June 19. — VNS

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