File this story under bribery and public safety.
The AP reported yesterday that two more Indian airline pilots with fake licenses they bought by bribing government officials have been arrested.
So far, six pilots and some aviation officials are under investigation. An Indian anti-corruption official said the training and licensing procedures of all flying schools in the country are under review.
The two recently arrested pilots flew with a budget airline, the AP said, and were awarded their licenses based on forged certificates. The story didn’t name which airlines may be involved.
“Opposition lawmakers,” the AP said, “have accused the government of failing to check corruption in granting pilot licenses, thus endangering thousands of travelers.”