4.1. PHHL needs to have a comprehensive induction plan for conversion training and consolidation flying of the pilots with no previous experience on multi engine helicopters and IFR operations.
4.2. Use of simulators should be made mandatory for conversion training on ALH.
4.3. The conversion syllabus for ALH followed by HAL needs to be reviewed to accommodate the pilots from different backgrounds.
4.4. Strict monitoring of the pilot training standards should be exercised by HAL and DGCA.
4.5. Monitoring mechanism of pilots flying under Rule 160 by regulatory authority needs to be reviewed.
4.6. Pilots’ remuneration system in vogue at PHHL needs to be reviewed. It should not be linked to quantum of flying.
4.7. HAL needs to be pro-active in providing product support as manufacturer as well as maintenance/operations contractor.
4.8. Comprehensive safety audit should be carried out by trained auditors from different base or Headquarters.
4.9. HAL needs to review the flight manual for ensuring clear instructions for ‘arming’ of the ELT and G switch
4.10. To enhance safety of operations, basic training in weather reporting needs to be provided to the personnel deployed at helipads.
4.11. The personnel deployed by BSF at its operating bases need to have aviation orientation for better monitoring of operational and maintenance activities
ACCIDENT TO BSF (AIR WING) DHRUV HELICOPTER VT-BSH AT KUNTI VILLAGE, NEAR RANCHI ON 19th Oct 2011
Qualty,Safety and Training