Coronavirus: Five Air India pilots test positive for COVID-19, had flown cargo flights to China
Five Air India pilots, who had undertaken cargo flights to China, have tested positive for coronavirus during the pre-flight COVID-19 test.
Sources in the national carrier told ANI that all five pilots are currently asymptomatic and are based in Mumbai.
The pre-flight COVID-19 test is carried out 72 hours before the pilots are rostered for flight duties.
"All of them are asymptomatic and based in Mumbai. They had undertaken cargo flights to Guangzhou, China," sources said.