Mid-air collision: India`s tangled airspace

At Hyderabad airport, you buckle into your seat for the late afternoon flight back to Delhi. The flight indicator tells you that Delhi is due north. It will be a straight flight, you believe. No time lost. You silently thank India’s revolution in civil aviation.

Wrong! In the cockpit, the pilot has set course south instead of north. Flying in wide circles south of Hyderabad, he climbs to 20,000 feet before seemingly heading for Goa. Ninety kilometres later he will move towards Pune, covering another 100 km before finally heading for Delhi.

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