18 people, including 2 pilots, were killed when an Air India Express flight from Dubai overshot the runway in Kozhikode Airport on Friday night. Check out exclusive photos of wreckage a day later
New Delhi: The death toll in the Air India Express flight crash at Kozhikode Airport rose to 18 on Saturday with one more passenger succumbing to injuries.
As many as 172 people have been hospitalised, with some reports saying that 16 of them are critical. Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the accident appears to have been caused by a slippery runway as the pilot attempted to land on the table top runway amid heavy rains.
Check out exclusive photos of the wreckage a day later on Saturday morning.