Biman Bangladesh Airlines spokesperson and general manager of public relations Tahera Khandaker confirmed the dismissal on Wednesday night, saying departmental action had been taken against the officials. Permanent action will be taken after a thorough investigation.
On 10 April, a Boeing-737 crashed into a hangar at Shahjalal Airport while another Boeing-8 was already there. At that time both the planes were severely damaged. In the meantime, the meteorological instrument on the front of the Boeing-8 aircraft broke the radam. And the horizontal stabilizer on the tail of the Boeing-737 aircraft broke.
On April 13, the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism formed a four-member investigation committee into the incident. They were asked to submit an investigation report within seven working days. At present Biman Bangladesh Airlines has 21 aircraft. Of these, four are Boeing 8-300 ER, four are Boeing 6-4, two are Boeing 8-9, six are Boeing 737-800 and five are DC 7-400. The airline currently operates flights to 19 international and seven domestic destinations.