Kozhikode: One person killed and several injured as a Air India flight crash landed after skidding the runway of the city airport at 7.45 pm on Friday.
Sources said two persons including the pilot were killed and several injured seriously. The injured were shifted to hospital. The sources said about 40 passengers were admitted to the hospital.
The Vande Bharat Air India flight IX1344 had arrived with 174 passenger form Dubai. The flight over shoot the runway and crashed on to the boundary wall. Such was the impact of the crash that the plane split into two.pieces.
Like Mangaluru, the Kozhikode air port is a table top air port. Accidents often occured due to flights overshooting of the run way.
The DGCA has ordered an inquiry in the incident.