Air India Express plane crash

Air India Express plane crash: 89 injured discharged; 22 among 83 in serious condition: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said 83 people were under treatment at various hospitals and the condition of 22 of them was 'serious'.

Aug 13, 2020, 01:43 AM IST

Air India Express crash: Experts probe possible reasons for mishap on Kozhikode airport

The dominant reason cited by the experts was the decision by the pilots to not divert the Boeing 737 plane to another airport after the first attempt to land at the designated strip in Kozhikode failed amid rain.

Aug 12, 2020, 02:13 AM IST

DGCA bars use of wide-body aircraft at Kerala's Kozhikode, to audit airports that witness heavy rains

The decision was taken four days after a narrow-body B737 aircraft of Air India Express with 190 people on board overshot the runway and crashed at the Kozhikode airport amid the downpour.

Aug 11, 2020, 22:54 PM IST

Kerala AI Express plane crash: Issues red-flagged by DGCA were addressed and rectified, says Aviation Minister HS Puri

All issues such as excessive rubber deposits, water stagnation and cracks that were red-flagged by aviation regulator DGCA in the past were "addressed and rectified" by the Kozhikode airport operator, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.

Aug 08, 2020, 23:10 PM IST

Kozhikode airport’s tabletop runway risky for landing, aviation safety expert warned in 2011

Hours after the Air India Express plane crash on Friday night, it has come to light that an aviation safety expert had warned in 2011 that the Kozhikode’s tabletop runway is too risky for landing.

Aug 08, 2020, 18:48 PM IST

Will take corrective action after receiving probe report: AAI chief on Kozhikode plane crash

Airports Authority of India (AAI) Chairman Arvind Singh on Saturday (August 8, 2020) said that "corrective action" will be taken after receiving the probe report on the Air India Express plane crash at Kozhikode airport on Friday night.

Aug 08, 2020, 16:32 PM IST

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of AIE plane crash victims

The Kerala government led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday (August 8, 2020) announced Rs 10 lakh compensation for the families of those who died after an ill-fated Air India Express flight veered off the runway while attempting to land at the Karipur international airport and broke into two parts on Friday night.

Aug 08, 2020, 16:15 PM IST

Pilot of crashed AIE flight was most experienced, had landed on Kozhikode runway at least 27 times: Aviation Minister HS Puri

 The pilot in command of the crashed Air India Express flight Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, who was among those killed in the accident, was one of the most experienced commanders with more than 10,000 flying hours and had landed the aircraft at the Karipur airport at least 27 times in the past, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday (August 8, 2020).

Aug 08, 2020, 15:34 PM IST