An Air India Express flight flying from Dubai with 184 passengers on board has skidded off the runway while landing at the Kozhikode airport on Friday evening. #AirIndia Express aircraft from Dubai to Calicut with 19 souls crashes after overshooting the runway and going into the valley.
Fire tenders and ambulances rushed to the spot.
The report further confirms that one of the Pilots have succumbed to the injuries. Furthermore, the Directorate General of India have confirmed the crash. The Kozhikode Airport in India is a table-top setup which requires precision during landing. The heavy rains and low visibility added to the trouble of the pilots.
The runway is 2700 metres long which is the shortest among the four airports in the state.
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More details are awaited..