Supreme Court issues notice in plea seeking adaption of EMAS technology to avert flight mishaps

The plea seeks for an enquiry into why EMAS i.e. technology, which can be used to prevent aeroplanes from overshooting the runway, has not been installed earlier, despite specific knowledge regarding the same.
British Airways Flight
British Airways Flight

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the DGCA on a plea seeking the adoption of a technology known as Engineered Materials Arrestor System (EMAS) which can be used for aircrafts that overshoot the runway or to abort the takeoff in such a scenario.

Notice has been issued by a Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.

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