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Kozhikode Plane Accident: Sports World Offers Condolences To Families Affected

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.

Shivani Arora

Shivani AroraBy Shivani Arora

Published on 8 Aug 2020 10:35 AM GMT

Kozhikode Plane Accident: Sports World Offers Condolences To Families Affected
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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.

The sports world has come forward with their heartfelt prayers for the victims of plane accident.

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Sports World:

Several sportspersons took to the Twitter to offer their prayers for the victims and the bereaved families in the tragic incident.

Indian captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, KL Rahul and many others offered their prayers.

https://twitter.com/imVkohli/status/1291782432916553728

https://twitter.com/sachin_rt/status/1291772954003480577

https://twitter.com/YUVSTRONG12/status/1291791002642968576

https://twitter.com/BajrangPunia/status/1291936616584372225

https://twitter.com/shubhankargolf/status/1291953659312390144

Meanwhile, former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has also offered condolences for the victims and hoped for the injured passengers’ recovery.

https://twitter.com/shoaib100mph/status/1291810379056717825

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.

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Shivani Arora

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