Photos And Video Of The Air India Express flight from Dubai That crashed in the South Indian state of Kerala
The plane crashed after skidding off the runway and breaking into two while landing at Kozhikode Calicut International Airport.
This left at least 16 people dead in the crash, including both pilots, and 46 people are seriously injured, according to CV Anand, Central Industrial Security Force’s Inspector General.
The Air India Express flight from Dubai was repatriating Indians stranded overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic. The plane was carrying 190 passengers and crew, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a statement. Among them were 10 infants.
The flight, number IX-1344, overshot the runway in rainy conditions, went down 35-feet into a slope before breaking up into two pieces.