Indian Airlines Might Be Drooping Poop From Airplanes Mid-Air

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Say what? Yep, Indian Airlines will now be fined up to ₹50,000 if airlines are emptying their toilets during landing or take off. 

What Is It?

The Directorate General Of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a final warning for Indian airlines for emptying their toilet tanks during take off or landing. From 30th August onwards, National Green Tribunal (NGT) will be slashing salaries of Indian Airline officials if this rule isn’t implemented properly. 

A penalty of ₹50,000 will be issued against the airline if poop is dropped mid-air during take off or landing. This penalty will clearly be cut from the employees of the airlines. This penalty of ₹50,000 will be given as an environmental compensation.

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What Else?

This incident came up from a Delhi resident complained that human excreta got dumped from a airplane on his terrace while it was landing at Delhi airport. Currently, the only way to expel poop from the aircraft is if the toilet tank is emptied. But that has to be a manual procedure. Aircraft engineers are coming up with new ways in order to store human excreta during take off and landing, but so far, nothing has come up.

Also read: Air Traffic At Its Highest As International Airlines Return To India

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Kritika Kukreja
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