Bodies Of Pilot, Co-Pilot Of Crashed Vande Bharat Flight Handed Over To Family

Captain Deepak Sathe was a Wing Commander within the Air Drive earlier than he joined business plane flying

Kozhikode:

The our bodies of the pilot and co-pilot of the Air India Categorical (AIE) flight that crashed whereas trying to land on the Karipur airport in Kerala’s Kozhikode, have been handed over to their households on Saturday.

The family members got here with the airline officers and the stays have been taken to Ernakulam to be taken to their respective native locations, Malappuram District Collector Okay Gopalakrishnan advised PTI.

“The our bodies have been handed over to their households who got here with AIE officers round 5 pm and as I perceive they’ve moved to Cochin for onward journey to their respective locations,” Mr Gopalakrishnan, who coordinated the rescue operations, stated.

The Air India Categorical crash final night time left 18 folks lifeless and 172 injured, some significantly.

Captain Deepak Vasanth Sathe and First Officer Akilesh Kumar, have been accountable for the plane.

Kozhikode district collector S Sambasiva Rao advised PTI that the our bodies have been embalmed after conducting autopsy on the Medical Faculty hospital in Kozhikode and have been handed over to the households by night.

An alumnus of the Nationwide Defence Academy, Captain Sathe was a Wing Commander within the Indian Air Drive earlier than he joined business plane flying.

A resident of Mumbai’s Powai, Captain Sathe is survived by his spouse and two sons.

His father Colonel Vasath Sathe and mom Neela keep in Nagpur.

A local of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, Akilesh Kumar is survived by his spouse Megha whom he married in 2017.

He’s additionally survived by two youthful brothers, sister and his dad and mom.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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