Fly Dubai puts on hold Kathmandu-Dubai flight after ‘pilot gets drunk’

Kathmandu, July 29

Fly Dubai has postponed its Kathmandu-Dubai flight scheduled for this morning after investigations found that its pilot was drunk while he was preparing for the flight.

The aircraft was scheduled to take off the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu at 9:45 am today.

The Airport’s chief Raj Kumar Chhetri says the flight was put on hold after the airline company filed an request to examine the health of its pilot.

It is expected that the flight will take place later today.