Karipur Plane Crash Accident: Death Toll raises to 18
Air India Express Calicut crash on Friday evening the death toll increases with a total of 18 deaths, including two pilots. Till late on Friday evening, the death toll was 17.
Air India Boeing 737, operating flight IX-1344 from Dubai to Calicut with 184 passengers and six crew members on board touched down at 7.40 pm in rain and adverse wind conditions on runway 10 of Calicut airport. The aircraft dropped into a gorge, the fuselage split into two.
A flight from Mumbai with the special assistance team left at 6 am for Kozhikode, said an Air India source.
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