Kozhikode airport

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

Kozhikode plane crash: SIT formed by Kerala police to probe incident

The Kerala police on Sunday constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the Air India Express crash at nearby Karipur international airport on 18 passengers, including the pilot and co-pilot.

Aug 09, 2020, 23:14 PM IST

Kozhikode plane crash: Black box of AI Express flight brought to DGCA lab at Delhi

Director General of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Arun Kumar on Sunday (August 9) said that the black box of Air India Express flight that crash-landed at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport on Friday (August 7) has been brought to Delhi and will be examined at DGCA lab.

Aug 09, 2020, 12:02 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

Kerala Air India Express plane crash: Five Indian airports have tabletop runways

At least five airports across India, including Kozhikode, have tabletop runways.

Aug 08, 2020, 19:21 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

Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan arrive at Kozhikode plane crash site

Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and various of his cabinet colleagues arrived at the Karipur international airport on Saturday where the Air India Express flight crashed into three parts on Friday night.

Aug 08, 2020, 13:51 PM IST

Kozhikode plane crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered

These devices are with the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau and will be sent to Delhi for further investigation, according to the official.

Aug 08, 2020, 12:59 PM IST

Kozhikode plane crash: One of 18 deceased passengers tests COVID-19 positive, says Kerala Minister KT Jaleel

All people engaged in rescue operations to report to the health authorities, get themselves tested and undergo self quarantine as a precautionary measure.

Aug 08, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

Kozhikode plane crash: Civil aviation expert explains why landing on table top runways is difficult

As the death toll in Kozhikode plane crash rises to 18, a civil aviation expert explains what a table top runway is and why landing an aircraft on such a runway is always difficult.

Aug 08, 2020, 10:35 AM IST

Kozhikode plane crash toll rises to 18; 2 special relief flights arranged, investigators arrive at site

The crash occurred around 7.40 pm on Friday when the Dubai-Calicut Air India Express flight skidded off the tabletop runway in the aftermath of heavy rains and fell into a 50-foot deep valley, breaking into three parts, at the airport in Kozhikode.

Aug 08, 2020, 09:02 AM IST

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express pilot aborted landing twice due to tailwind

A total of 190 people --184 passengers, 10 infants, and six cabin crew members, including two pilots, were onboard the aircraft.  


Aug 08, 2020, 07:21 AM IST

Kozhikode plane crash: 3 possible reasons behind fatal landing of Air India Express flight

An Air India Express plane with 190 people onboard skidded off the runway of the Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday (August 7) evening killing at least 17 people including both the pilots.

Aug 08, 2020, 06:56 AM IST

137 injured admitted in hospitals after Kozhikode plane crash, 14 remain critical

A total of 190 people--184 passengers, including ten infants, six crew members including 2 pilots were on board in the aircraft.


Aug 08, 2020, 06:42 AM IST

Centre orders inquiry into Air India Express plane crash at Kerala's Kozhikode airport

Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri ordered the probe into the accident saying that two teams of professionals from the Air India, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) will conduct a detailed investigation. 

Aug 08, 2020, 01:24 AM IST