According to studies early onset of drinking and intoxication may lead to alcohol dependence
Alcohol is banned for Indian pilots, but no tests abroad can let a drunken aviator off the hook
Japan Airlines pilot had almost 10 times more than the legal permitted amount of alcohol failing a breath test shortly before flight.
The petition also demands a CBI inquiry into the matter.
In the case of Kathpalia being detected 'BA positive' on November 11, the privileges of his licence have been suspended for a period of three years as per the provisions of applicable regulations.
According to the data for Operation Yellow Water, the biggest haul was made by the Sector 24 police station team which seized 1,584 litres of illegal liquor, including 48 litres English-made alcohol and arrested six persons.
Under the Gujarat Prohibition Law, manufacture, storage, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages is a punishable offence.
National Family Health Survey Shows Considerable Reduction In Men Who Drink Alcohol, But Increase In Women