Kozhikode airport

  • AI Express aircraft landed deep in touchdown zone, inclement weather blamed
    New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Heavy rains along with low visibility are being cited by the aviation industry experts as the key reasons that caused the horrific plane tragedy at the Kozhikode airport on Friday. According to a senior Airports Authority of India official, factors related to inclement weather seem to have led the aircraft to land some 1,000 metres ahead of the safety margin. A safety margin is the required runway length which is mandated for aircraft to land at airport
  • 'Airline adequately insured, compensation will be paid'
    Chennai, August 8 (IANS): Air India Express on Saturday said it is adequately insured and would pay the compensation in accordance with applicable law at appropriate time after its Dubai-Kozhikode flight crashed at Kozhikode airport a day ago. The airline also announced immediate financial relief to the families of those who died in the accident and to those who were injured. As many as 18 people, including two pilots were killed and several injured in the accident. "The
  • 18 dead after Air India jet breaks into 2 in Kozhikode
    New Delhi, August 8 (PTI): Eighteen people were killed and scores injured when an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 on board overshot the tabletop runway in Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday night while landing in heavy rains and fell into a valley 35 feet below and broke into two portions, officials said. "18 people, including two pilots, have lost their lives. It is unfortunate. 127 people are at hospitals, others have been released," civil aviation minist