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Kozhikode airport


AAIB chief says too premature to make initial assessment of Kozhikode 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.

Kerala Police disown cop's gesture to thank locals who helped in Kozhikode crash

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.

At least now we should be convinced of need to extend Kozhikode runway: Ex-DGCA chief who warned of safety issues

August 08, 2020 8:11 pm

Former Kerala bureaucrat E K Bharat Bhushan told 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.

Kozhikode plane accident: From Sachin Tendulkar to Shoaib Akhtar, sports world offers prayers

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.

Calicut airport scuffle: Rough handling: Accused CISF sub-inspector a repeat offender

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).

Explained - Kozhikode airport clash: Turbulence on ground

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

AAI-CISF scuffle revives plan for new security body

June 16, 2015 5:49 am

Civil aviation ministry is discussing a proposal to replace the CISF with Aviation Security Force.

Kozhikode airport clash: 15 booked for death of CISF constable

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

Operations resume at Kozhikode airport in Kerala after violent clashes

June 11, 2015 9:04 am

"Operations have become normal", Kozhikode airport director Janardhanan, told PTI.