September 12, 2021 7:13 am
A year-long investigation into the Air India Express accident at Kozhikode airport in August last year has revealed non-adherence to the standard operating procedure by the pilot-in-command as the probable cause of the plane crash.
August 12, 2020 2:36 pm
At least 18 people, including two pilots, died in the Air India Express aircraft crash at Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday. The Boeing 737 plane, carrying 190 people, had overshot the runway and later broke into pieces.
August 11, 2020 11:51 am
Fazal Puthiyakath, one of the first civilian volunteers at the crash site, said that a police official had visited them to thank them and salute their efforts. The gesture was widely praised on social media.
August 08, 2020 8:11 pm
Former Kerala bureaucrat E K Bharat Bhushan told indianexpress.com that while multiple factors could have led to the mishap, this should be enough to convince people about the need to extend the runway here.
August 08, 2020 12:19 pm
Sports stars come forward to offer prayers for the victims and the bereaved families in the Kozhikode plane accident.
June 25, 2015 1:06 am
The recent scuffle between AAI and CISF has also made the ministry reconsider an earlier proposal by the International Civil Aviation Organisation for the creation of an Aviation Security Force (ASF).
June 17, 2015 4:48 am
Kozhikode tragedy was a ‘one-off’, but ego clashes and communication gaps between CISF and AAI ensure the seat belt sign is mostly on at India’s airports
June 16, 2015 5:49 am
Civil aviation ministry is discussing a proposal to replace the CISF with Aviation Security Force.
June 12, 2015 3:25 am
SS Yadav, who died during clashes at Kozhikode airport, hails from Azamgarh district in UP and has four children
June 11, 2015 9:04 am
"Operations have become normal", Kozhikode airport director Janardhanan, told PTI.