The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended two air traffic controllers for carelessness involving an almost missed mid-air collision between an Air India and Nepal Airlines aircraft. The incident occurred last week when an Air India A320 and Nepal Airlines A319 had a vertical separation of 4,000 feet and the AI flight was given a go-ahead to descend forcing the Nepal Airlines plane to rapidly descend to avoid a collision. Nepal Airlines flight landed safely at around 8.48 in Kathmandu while Air India flight entered a holding pattern and landed at 08.58 More details of the incident are

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