Posted by : Aahil Shaik Friday, August 7, 2020
Air India flight from Dubai skids off runway at India's Kozhikode airport in Kerala
An Air India flight from Dubai with 191 passengers and crew members on board skids off from runway at Kerala's Kozhikode Today evening, According to the fresh reports 2 deaths including one pilot and at least 40 injuries have been reported.
The Air India Express flight was about to land when the accident happened. After overshooting the runaway, the flight broke into several pieces. The incident occurs due to heavy rainfall at around 7:38 PM.
- The local MLA Ibrahim said that many passengers have been admitted in hospital with injuries and luckily the flight did not catch the fire.
- The Air India Express flight fell into a 30 feet deep gorge while landing at Karipur airport of Kozhikode. Rescue operations are underway, more details are awaited.
- The airline said there were 184 passengers including 10 children, and six crew members, including two pilots, on board flight IX-1344 when it crashed.