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Aircraft Crash

Aviation Ministry, DGCA warned in 2011 about Kozhikode runway

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Precious lives have been lost in the Air India Express runway mishap on Friday evening, but the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Airports Authority of India...

Slippery runway, tailwind likely led to Kozhikode crash: Experts

Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) A deadly combination of a slippery runway, strong tailwind, bad weather conditions, and landing ahead of the threshold spot could have resulted in the skidding of the ill-fated Air India Express in Kozhikode that claimed...

AAIB to conduct a probe into AI Express mishap

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that a formal enquiry will be conducted into the Air India Express accident in Kozhikode, which has left at least 14 people dead. According to the...

Almost similar: 2010 Mangalore vs 2020 Kozhikode aircraft accidents

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Air India Express accident in Kozhikode on Friday might seem similar to another such tragedy in Mangalore, 10-years-ago, however, industry insiders cite vast technical differences between the two. In 2010, a Boeing 737 aircraft of...

Pilot of crashed AI Express flight earlier flew MiG-21s in IAF

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Captain Deepak V. Sathe, who was among those killed when the Air India Express plane he was piloting crashed in Kerala's Kozhikode on Friday, was a former Indian Air Force officer, who flew the...

Pilots among 17 dead as AI Express plane overshoots runway, plunges into valley

Kozhikode, Aug 8 (IANS) In one of the worst air disasters witnessed in Kerala, an Air India Express flight, returning from Dubai under the Vande Bharat mission, crashed at the "table top" Kozhikode airport on Friday evening, leaving at...

Air India Crash: Pilot among 10 dead – More Details Awaited

Kozhikode, Aug 7 (IANS) An Air India Express aircraft skidded off the runway while landing in Kozhikode and plunged into the deep valley below. At least 10 people have reportedly died in the accident, including the pilot of the...

Five dead as AI Express flight skids off Kozhikode airport

At least five persons, including a pilot, have been killed as an Air India Express aircraft skidded off the tabletop runway and fell into a 30-feet valley, breaking into two pieces while landing at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport late Friday...

No survivor in An-32 crash, says Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said all the 13 occupants of An-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3 were dead. "Eight members of the rescue team reached the crash site today (Thursday) morning. IAF is...

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Hybrid physical hearing to begin in SC from March 15

New Delhi, Mar 6 (IANS): Come March 15, the Supreme Court will begin hybrid physical hearing after a gap of...