New Delhi, August 13
The Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) stated on Thursday it has shaped a five-member panel to inquire into the circumstances of a airplane crash in Kerala’s Kozhikode airport final week by which 18 individuals had been killed.
In an announcement, the board stated, “The investigator-in-charge will complete its inquiry and submit the report to AAIB, India, preferably within five months from the date of the issue of this order.”
Captain SS Chahar, a former designated examiner on B737NG (plane), would be the investigator-in-charge to inquire into the circumstances of the August eight accident.
He will probably be assisted by 4 different investigators, the AAIB stated.
An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 individuals, together with a six-member crew, overshot the tabletop runway throughout touchdown on the Kozhikode airport in heavy rains on August 7 night.
The narrow-body B737 airplane fell right into a valley 35 toes under and broke into items, killing 18 individuals, together with each pilots. PTI