Kozhikode aircraft crash: 85 injured passengers discharged from hospitals, says AI Express

New Delhi, August 12  

Air India Express mentioned on Wednesday that 85 passengers injured within the aircraft crash in Kozhikode have been discharged from hospitals after “obtaining complete fitness”.

The Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 folks, together with a six-member crew, overshot the tabletop runway throughout touchdown on the Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on Friday evening, fell right into a valley 35 toes under and broke into two, killing 18 folks, together with the pilots.

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had mentioned on Saturday that 149 folks have been admitted to hospitals, 23 discharged, whereas three have been critically injured within the aircraft crash.

The injured passengers of IX-1344 flight are being handled at numerous hospitals of Kozhikode, the airline mentioned in a press release.

“As on date, 85 injured passengers have been discharged from various hospitals after obtaining their complete fitness,” it added.

Air India Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of nationwide service Air India, has solely B737 plane in its fleet.

The airline had mentioned on Sunday the mortal stays of 16 passengers killed within the aircraft crash have been handed over to their households, and added that authorities have been investigating the accident. PTI 

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