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Air India Express flight skids off runway, several injured

TAS News Service
August 7, 2020 7:13 pm

KOCHI: An Air India Express flight from Dubai to Calicut has crash landed after overshooting the runway.

Also Read: Two including pilot dead, over 45 injured in Air India Express crash

First images from the site showed the aircraft broken in two pieces with debris strewn over the runway.

According to sources, the flight had over 191 passengers onboard and many are injured. “They have been rushed to the hospital,” an officer in Calicut airport informed The Arabian Stories.

According to the officer, the incident happened around 7:40 pm local time. Currently, Kerala including Calicut is witnessing heavy rainfall.

This is a developing story.

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