Air India Categorical stated there have been 174 passengers together with 10 infants, 2 pilots and 4 cabin crew members on board its aircraft which skidded off the runway and broke in two whereas touchdown at Kerala’s Kozhikode on Friday amid heavy rain. No less than 15 individuals have been killed within the incident.
The Air India Categorical launched an announcement shortly after, saying that flight IX134 operated by B737 plane was coming from Dubai to Kozhikode. “No fireplace reported on the time of touchdown,” it stated.
The incident happened round 7:41 pm.
As per the preliminary reviews, rescue operations are on, it added.”Passengers are being taken to hospital for medical care.”
Amongst these killed have been the 2 pilots of Flight IX-1344, authorities stated. The flight was a part of the Vande Bharat programme that has been bringing again Indians from overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tv photos from the positioning confirmed a part of the fuselage of the Boeing 737 jet ripped aside with particles strewn throughout.