#Kozhikode Air Crash

.Kerala, India
The Air India Express flight was coming from Dubai to Kozhikode. (Photo Credit/ANI)

  • The Air India Express flight crash-landed at the Kozhikode Airport on August 7
  • 21 people, including the two pilots died in the accident
  • Air India CMD said insurance agencies had reimbursed the families of the deceased and the injured

.Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and others who visited Kozhikode plane crash site are going into self-quarantine. (Photo credit: Twitter/@vijayanpinarayi)

  • Over 20 officials who were involved in air crash rescue work tested positive
  • District Collector K Gopalakrishnan is among  those tested coronavirus positive
  • The Air India Express  flight had toppled into a valley killing 18 people on August 7

.Kozhikode, Kerala, India
The Air India Express flight was coming from Dubai to Kozhikode. (Photo Credit/ANI)

  • 22 security officials involved in Kozhikode plane crash rescue test positive
  • Malappuram District Collector also tests coronavirus positive
  • 18 people including both the pilots were killed in the crash

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) on Thursday said it has formed a five-member panel to inquire into Kozhikode air crash which killed 18. (PTI Photo)

  • Aircraft Accident Investigation Board said investigators will submit report within five months
  • Captain S S Chahar, a former DGCA-designated examiner, will be the investigator-in-charge
  • An Air India Express on August 7 crashed at Kozhikode airport, killing 18 people

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
An Air India Express flight from Dubai crash landed in Kozhikode on Friday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • There were 190 people on board the flight
  • 18 people, including the two pilots, died in the crash
  • 149 people were injured, of whom 85 have been discharged

.Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Ramshad, his pregnant wife and four-year-old daughter, escaped the Air India Express plane crash at Karipur International Airport on August 4 which has kiled 18. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI0

  • Ramshad said he and his family had an unbelievable escape from the Kozhikode plane crash
  • The Air India Express plane crashed while landing at Kozhikode airport, killing 18
  • Ramshad thanked 'almighty' for his family's escape

.Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inspects the crash site of an Air India Express flight, en route from Dubai, after it skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode. (PTI Photo)

  • Calicut Airport has a table top runway
  • A wide-body aircraft needs a longer runway to take off or land
  • The decision comes days after the AI Express plane crash

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is planning to conduct special audits of airports across the country affected by heavy rain after an air crash at Kozhikode airport killed 18. (PTI Photo)

  • DGCA will conduct additional checks at major busy airports across the country affected by rains
  • The check-ups will be done at Chennai, Kochi, Trivandrum and Mumbai airports including others
  • This comes after Kozhikode air crash on August 7 which had killed 18 

Late Captain Deepak Sathe’s last rites were performed at Tagore Nagar Crematorium in Mumbai. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The Maharashtra government had decided to accord a state funeral for Captain Sathe
  • Captain Sathe was the pilot-in-command of the plane that crashed in Kerala
  • The flight fell into a valley 35 feet below and broke into two, killing 18 people

.Maharashtra, India
Captain DV Sathe was the pilot of the Air India Express plane that crash-landed in Kozhikode. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • Captain DV Sathe and co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar were among those who lost their lives
  • Captain Deepak Sathe joined the NDA after Class 11
  • Sathe was from 58th course of National Defence Academy, Pune