Kerala Plane Crash: 18 dead including two pilots at Kozhikode
Kerala: Air India Express has crashed at Kozhikode Airport in Kerala. The plane was coming from Dubai to Calicut crashed on the runway causing it to break into two. During this time the aircraft had a total of 191 passengers. In this accident, both pilots died on the spot, while a total of 18 passengers, including the pilot, have died and many people have been injured.
Plane crash in Kozhikode:
According to the information received, the plane slipped off the runway and after that, it fell into the valley and there were a total of 191 people on the plane. DGCA has reported that Air India Express AXB1344, Boeing 737 was coming to Calicut from Dubai. There were 191 passengers on the plane.
After landing on the runway due to heavy rain, the aircraft suddenly slipped and fell into two pieces after falling into the valley. The passengers of the plane also included 10 children.
PM Modi discussed situation to Kerala CM:
The Chief Minister’s Office of Kerala has informed that PM Narendra Modi has spoken to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over the phone regarding the plane crash. The Chief Minister told the PM that a team of officials including Kozhikode and Malappuram District Collector and IG Ashok Yadav arrived at the airport and started the rescue operation.
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