Air India plane crash: Air India flight skids off runway at Kozhikode airport: What we know so far | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Air India Express flight from Dubai with 191 people on board has skidded off the runway at Kozhikode airport on landing there at 7.41 pm on Friday.
Here is a look at the latest developments —
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  • The flight IX1344 was coming from Dubai.
  • There are 174 passengers, 10 Infants , 2 Pilots and 5 cabin Crew on board the aircraft.
  • It landed at 7.41 pm in heavy rain on Runway 10.
  • The Boeing 737 plane skidded off the runway and broke into two.
  • According to initial reports, one of the two pilots onboard is critical.
  • Visibility was 2000 meter at the time of landing, according to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  • DGCA has ordered a detailed inquiry into the matter.
  • As per the initial reports rescue operations are on and passengers are being taken to hospital for medical care.
  • Fire tenders and ambulances have rushed to the spot. Information on casualties awaited.

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