Air India pilot alleges senior of sexual harassment, Inquiry underway
New Delhi: Air India has set up an enquiry against one of its senior captains on sexual harassment allegations after receiving a complaint from a woman pilot, the airlines’ spokesperson informed.
The spokesperson said the woman pilot in her complaint to the management said the senior caption asked her several “inappropriate questions”.
“The instructor reportedly suggested the two to have dinner at a city restaurant in Hyderabad on May 5 after the training session was over. I agreed as I had done a few flights with him and he seemed decent. We went to a restaurant at around 8 pm and this is where my ordeal started,” the woman said in her complaint.
“He started with telling me how depressed and unhappy he was in his married life. He also asked me how I coped with my husband living away and whether I didn’t need to have sex every day… At some point, I told him I did not want to talk about all this and called a cab,” the complaint by the woman said.
Air India has begun an investigation in the sexual harassment allegation. More news to follow.