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Air India Express Flight Crash: Death toll rises to 18

Air India Express Flight Crash: Death toll rises to 18

Air India Express Flight Crash Updates: Flight IX 1344, being operated as part of the Vande Bharat Mission, crashed at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport last evening

Air India Express Flight Crash LIVE Updates: Air India Express flight IX 1344 crashed at the Kozhikode international airport in Kerala last evening. The flight, flying in from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), overshot the runway while landing at around 7.41 pm. As many as 18 people died in the crash, including both pilots. At least 100 others were injured. It was being operated as part of the Vande Bharat Mission – the Centre’s repatriation programme – and had about 190 people onboard. Kerala’s Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri will be visiting Kozhikode today.

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