Air India Express flight skids off and splits into two at Karipur airport

 

Malappuram: Eightteen killed after an Air India Express plane from Dubai skidded off the runway on Friday at the Karipur airport.

There were 190 people on board the flight. Of them, there were 174 passengers including 10 children along with 4 cabin crew members and two pilots.

Both the pilots died in the accident.

According to officials, at least 50 people have been reported injured and shifted to various hospitals.

Preliminary inputs indicate that the aircraft broke into two pieces after it overshot the runway.

has been confirmed that the aircraft did not catch fire. The airport had been receiving incessant rainfall.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has ordered a detailed inquiry into the matter.

 

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