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Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - Aircraft with 174 passengers on board skidded off runway at airport in Kozhikode
Aug 7, 2020
August 7, 2020
An Air India Express flight from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing at Kozhikode in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday evening, local media reported.
"The Air India flight (IX-1344) from Dubai carrying 174 passengers skidded during landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode today. There were six crew members onboard, including two pilots," Air India Express said in a statement.
There was no immediate official information on casualties. A police official told Reuters that a pilot had died in the crash, while reports spoke of dozens of passengers taken to hospital.
The ANI news agency posted footage from the crash scene on Twitter that showed the aircraft's fuselage spit in two.
India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation said the plane landed in heavy rain and after landing at Runway 10, it continued past the end of the runway and fell into a valley.
The Indian Consulate in Dubai confirmed the incident in a tweet and opened four helplines for those seeking more information.
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Updated: August 7, 2020 08:10 PM
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