19 dead in Kozhikode Air India Plane Crash: BlackBox recorder has been retrieved. The Digital Data recorder has been retrieved on the Air India plane crash in Kozhikode.Official hope on investigation feasibility with the help of a black box.
An Air India passenger plane carrying 190 people from Dubai to Kozhikode, Kerala, has reportedly stumbled while landing on a runway. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India has said that the plane, which deviated from the runway, broke in two and crashed. The Air India Express crashed into a 30-foot deep ravine while landing at the Karipur airport in Kozhikode.
The death toll from the crash has risen to 19, including two pilots and 16 people critically injured alongside 100 above are admitted in the hospitals. As per the flight manifest, there were 190 people on flight AXB-1344, including 174 adult passengers, ten infants, four cabin crew and 2 pilots.
Meanwhile, 17 deceased bodies were found till now out of 19 and the rescue operations by NDRF and local forces are in full swing as per the orders of the Central and State government.
Though the reason behind the plane crash seems slippery in landing due to rainfall in the runway and unclear vision, however, DGCA orders a detailed inquiry into the plane crash.
To assist the air crash, Air India sends two special relief flights to the site for humanitarian assistance from Delhi and Mumbai.
Who is the Pilot?
The pilot who flew the Vande Bharath Air India mission to rescue the stranded in Dubai to India is Vasanth. Unfortunately, the plane skids off the runway and crashes, leading to the death of two pilots along with 17 people plus 170 injured.
Sources reveal that captain Deepak Vasanth Sathe is an experienced hand in the pilot seat and served as an Ex-Air force Pilot. His spontaneity by switching off the engine has saved many lives today in Kozhikode at the cost of his life.
On the other hand, Chief Minister Pinaryai Vijayan and Civil Aviation Minister will be shortly arriving at the Kozhikode International airport to witness the big crash.
Despite all the circumstances, Minister KT Jaleel states that a passenger who died in the plane crash was suspected to be CoVid positive and the workers are requested to be quarantined after the rescue operations.