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Lethal crash-landing of Air India Categorical flight renews issues over ‘harmful’ TABLETOP location of Kozhikode airport

Deadly crash-landing of Air India Express flight renews concerns over ‘dangerous’ TABLETOP location of Kozhikode airport

The crash of an Air India Categorical aircraft in Kerala, killing 14 and injuring dozens extra, has renewed issues over the airport’s location on a raised plateau that would appear to ask accidents just like the one which befell the flight.

Information of the destiny of Air India Categorical flight 1344 has prompted recent complaints in regards to the airport’s precarious location — a ‘tabletop’ plateau that places planes vulnerable to severe accidents just like the Friday crash touchdown.

Originating in Dubai, the aircraft reportedly overshot the runway at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport and skidded right into a valley under, breaking into two and injuring some 123 folks.

A number of customers posted movies of this “pilot’s nightmare,” suggesting it was finest to decommission the positioning as an airport totally.

Some referenced a 2010 crash at Mangalore, an airport situated in an identical tabletop formation. That catastrophe left 158 folks lifeless. 

Each pilot and co-pilot died within the crash touchdown at Kozhikode. The flight had 191 folks on board in complete, and rescue groups are onsite. The aircraft is alleged to have skidded off the runway on account of heavy rain.

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14 lifeless, 123 injured after Air India Categorical flight skids off runway in Kerala with 191 folks on board, splits in two

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