Air India Express Flight crash at Karipur airport: 3 dead, 35 others injured

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Air India flight crash: An Air India Express flight from Dubai to Kozhikode has crashed after skidding off during landing. The plane overshot the runaway and plunged into the valley 30-40 feet and broke into two pieces.

The death of the pilot has been confirmed by the authorities. Rescue operations are underway for the others. As per initial inputs, the flight skid off the runaway due to incessant rain the airport has been experiencing. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the Air India crash.

Air India Express with 180 passengers fromDubai skid off the runway at Karipur airport, Kozhikode, Kerala while landing. Fire tenders rushed to spot. #AirIndia #calicutaircrash #khozikode #Avaaz24

Posted by Avaaz24 on Friday, August 7, 2020

According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, there were 174 passengers, 10 infants, two pilots and five cabin crew members on board the aircraft.

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