An Air India Express plane flight accident occurred on (Friday) August 7, 2020 when the plane skidded off a runway in Kerala’s Kozhikode.
The plane is reported to be a special repatriation flight from Dubai to Kerala.
Tragedy struck Air India Express Flight IX1344 as it crash-landed with at least 180 passengers. Photos posted online from reports show the plane had split into two.
Special Mission Flight from Dubai to Kerala Tragic Accident in India
The airline company, Air India Express, posted a Tweet confirming the said crash: “We regret that there has been an incident regarding our aircraft VT GHK, OPERATING IX 1344 DXB CCJ. We will update as we get the details.”
This is a developing news so please stay tuned for updates.
We regret that there has been an incident regarding our aircraft VT GHK, OPERATING IX 1344 DXB CCJ. We will update as we get the details.
— Air India Express (@FlyWithIX) August 7, 2020
The tragic crash landing of the #AirIndia aircraft that took care of the runway in Kozhikode occurred as a shock.
Prayers to all passengers, pilots and crew and Calicut Airport. Excellent this year 4
— Ravi Kishan (@ravikishann) August 7, 2020
Below are some updates posted on social media regarding this tragic incident:
— The Times Of India (@timesofindia) August 7, 2020
We are praying for the safety of everyone on board. 🙏 https://t.co/fEdLWkTRl9
— Outage Alert (@OutageAlert2020) August 7, 2020
An Air India Express plane crash-landed in Kerala, carrying at least 185 people.
What we know:
▪️ Plane broke in two, say officials
▪️ At least 1 dead, the pilot, say officials
▪️ 35 others wounded, say police
▪️ 10 infants on board
▪️ Rain is making rescue operations difficult
— AJ+ (@ajplus) August 7, 2020
— NDTV (@ndtv) August 7, 2020