First Pics: Air India Express Plane Breaks Into 2 While Landing In Kerala
Updated: August 07, 2020 21:18 IST
An Air India Express plane coming from Dubai overshot the runway at Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday evening killing at least 18 people. There were 190 passengers on board. The plane broke in two while landing at the airport amid heavy rain.
At least 17 people were killed after an Air India Express plane with 190 on board from Dubai skidded off the runway and broke in two while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode on Friday amid heavy rain.
Early images from the site showed the aircraft broken in two pieces with debris strewn over the runway and beyond.
The incident took place amid very heavy rainfall in the area around 7:40 pm. All on board were evacuated after a nearly three-hour operation and at least 112 injured were taken to hospital, authorities said.
There were 174 passengers, 10 Infants, two pilots and four cabin crew members on board the aircraft.