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India begins examination of plane’s black box after deadly crash

NEW DELHI – Indian investigators on Sunday began examining the black box of a Boeing-737 that overshot a runway on its second attempt, killing 18 people in the country’s worst aviation accident in a decade. The Air India Express plane, which was repatriating Indians stranded in Dubai due […]

Survivors of deadly India crash say plane swayed violently

KOCHI, India — The plane swayed violently as it approached a hilltop runway soaked by monsoon rain, and moments later the special return flight for Indians stranded abroad by the pandemic skidded off, nosedived and cracked in two, leaving 18 dead and more than 120 injured. Among the […]

Factbox: What is a ‘table-top runway’, the site of deadly Air India plane crash?

NEW DELHI – At least 18 people died and 16 were severely injured in southern India on Friday after a Boeing-737 overshot a runway known as a “table-top” in the aviation industry. The Air India Express plane, which was repatriating Indians stranded in Dubai due to the coronavirus […]

Death toll from Indian passenger aircraft accident rises to 18

KOZHIKODE, India – The death toll from an Indian passenger aircraft accident has risen to 18, while 16 people have been seriously injured, a senior government official said on Saturday. The Air India Express plane, which was repatriating Indians stranded in Dubai due to the coronavirus pandemic, overshot […]

Death toll in Air India Express flight crash rises to 18

Kozhikode(Ker), Aug 8: The death toll in the Air India Express flight crash at the airport here, rose to 18 on Saturday with one more passenger succumbing to injuries. Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan told reporters here that one more passenger had succumbed to injuries. Except one, all […]

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