Passenger plane crash kills 17 in India

Saturday, August 8, 2020
Passenger plane crash kills 17 in India
Passenger plane crash kills 17 in India
  • New Delhi: A passenger plane of India Express coming from Dubai crashed into two pieces while landing in India, initially 17 deaths including the pilot are confirmed.
  • According to Indian media, the flight of India Express carrying 190 passengers from Dubai skidded on the runway while landing at Kozhikode airport in Kerala. The crash was so horrific.
  • The plane was carrying 174 passengers, 10 children, two pilots and a five-member crew. the character of the crash and also the wreckage of the plane have raised fears of large-scale casualties, but initially 17 people, including the pilot, are confirmed dead.

  • Ambulance and rescue personnel began rescue operations, while other flights were suspended. the explanation for the accident has not yet been determined. Federal Aviation has announced a committee of inquiry into the incident. The Chief Minister has announced a relief amount of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the deceased.
  • Meanwhile, the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has expressed regret over the plane crash. In his tweet, the Prime Minister said that he was saddened by the loss of innocent lives, may Allah Almighty grant the victims the strength involved the trauma.


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