17 dead as repatriation flight from Dubai crash lands at Kozhikode airport
At least 17 people have been killed when an Air India Express flight crashed at a runway at Kozhikode international airport on August 7th at 7-30 PM. Both pilots were among the dead.
According to the reports, the flight with at least 195 persons onboard has a horrible experience as it skidded off at the runway due to the rainwater. The plane had split into two. Due to poor visibility, the incident took place. Over 100 air passengers sustained injuries. They were rushed to the hospitals. The plane was a repatriation flight transporting Indian nationals operated by the Indian government during the COVID-19 pandemic.