Kozhikode AirIndia Crash | 20 people were killed & 173 others were injured when a Dubai-Calicut Air India Express flight with 191 passengers and crew on board overshot the runway in Kozhikode and fell into a valley, on Friday (7 Aug) evening. Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Virat Kohli, Allu Arjun, all celebrities gave condolences to the flight passengers who lost lives in the crash.
- 0495-2376901 (Helpline number for relatives of passengers)
- 0483-2719493 (Control room number at Kozhikode airport)
- 0097165970303 (Control room number at Sharjah airport in UAE)
- 009710565463903 (Control room number at Dubai airport)
- 009710543090572 (Control room number at Dubai airport)
Why Air India Crash Happened?
The usual practice during blinding rains and low visibility is to divert the flight away from the very dicey "tabletop" runway at Karippur onward to Kochi or Coimbatore.
Deepak Sathe, Air Force Pilot was the Pilot Of Kozhikode AirIndia Flight
Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe (59) was the Pilot of the ill-fated AirIndia Express Flight. A big salute to this man's timely decision to avoid any blast and saved many lives sacrificing himself Salute Capt. Deepak Sathe was a former Air Force Pilot.
The second pilot person name was Akhilesh Kumar.
Watch Celebs on AirIndia Crash Tweets: Gave their condolences to passengers family
"Amid tragedy: hope. ‘The Kerala Model’ on full dignified display as civil society, docs, cutting across communities, plunge into rescue effort of #AirIndiaCrash. There are half a dozen top hospitals within a 25 km radius of the airport, how many other cities can claim this. #Calicut" -- Sagarika Ghose tweeted.
"Deeply saddened to hear about the tragic #AirIndiaCrash in #Kozhikode. May God give strength to the bereaved families of the innocent lives lost in this terrible accident." - Shreya Ghoshal In her tweet post.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote about the incident, wrote, " Saddened to learn of the Air India plane crash in Kerala state leading to loss of innocent lives. May Allah give strength to the bereaved families in their difficult hour."
Yet another terrible tragedy.Prayers and condolences..?? #AirIndiaCrash— Neha Sharma (@Officialneha) August 8, 2020