Aviation disaster are often caused by misjudgment of the ground controller and a many a times countless lives have been lost due to mid-air collisions of the aircraft.
A similar grave situation occurred over the Arabian Sea in the Indian airspace when Emirates and Etihad planes come within 25 seconds of collision on Monday.
Neither the Dubai carrier nor Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways would say how close the two planes came to each other. However a Resolution Advisory (RA) was given to both planes, which means the distance between the two aircraft could have resulted in a collision within 25 seconds, reports the Daily Mail.
Since the incident occured in the Indian air space, Indian officials are now investigating the incident.