Air India Plane Crash: 20 Casualties Hundreds Of Injuries Reported

Sat Aug 08 2020 10:55:16 GMT+0530 (IST)

The air crash that took place on Friday evening at the Kozhikode airport in Kerala resulting in around 20 people losing their lives while hundreds of passengers were injured as per a report.

Going into details, an Air India Express Boeing 737 en route to Dubai carrying 190 Indian passengers who were stuck due to the pandemic outbreak crashed into two after landing at the airport.

Preliminary investigation report stated that due to rains, the Air India Express flight skidded off and fell in the valley which resulted in a crash. The plane broke into two in the crash.

The survivors said before the authorities called for help, the locals rushed to the spot and helped them. They didn’t even care about the smoke and fire and thanked them.

190 people on board include 184 passengers including 10 infants and two pilots. While the four others are the cabin crew. 20 people including two pilots lost their lives in the crash.

According to some media reports, 123 passengers out of the total passengers were injured while 20 of them were severely injured.