Air India Crashed in Kerala: 20 Killed and more than 123 Injured

[Update:11-8-2020] An Air India plane (IX-1344) crashed and fell into a ditch while landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode, Kerala. While coming from Dubai, the aircraft had 190 passengers, including pilots and crew members. The passengers on the plane included 128 men, 46 women and 10 children.

Plane broke into 2 pieces as the impact of the crash

The accident has killed 20 people (confirmed) and injured more than 123 people.  At the same time, 15 people are seriously injured.  According to the information, Air India’s Dubai-Calicut flight (IX-1344) crashed while landing at 7.41 pm on Friday evening. According to the information, the accident happened when aircraft overshot the runway due to wet runway after heavy rainfall in Kerala’s Kozhikode today. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered a detailed investigation into the case.

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  • 190 passengers, including crew members were aboard the aircraft, accident due to reduced visibility
  • The accident took place at 7.45 pm, the aircraft was coming from Dubai under the Vanda India Mission
  • The plane slipped off the runway and fell into two pieces, the aircraft collapsed, rescue operations continue
  • 20 killed and more than 123 injured, 15 seriously injured in accident [as on 11-8-2020]

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