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  • INCIDENT INVOLVING AIR INDIA EXPRESS AT CALICUT
  • Flight Number : IX 1344
  • Flight Date : 07-Aug-2020
  • Flight Routing : DXB - CCJ
  • Departure City : Dubai
  • Departure Date : 07-Aug-2020
  • Arrival City : Kozhikode
  • Arrival Date : 07-Aug-2020

Accident Bulletin

08-Aug-2020 01:14 AM
Accident -  AIXL Flight IX-1344

AIR INDIA EXPRESS LTD regrets to confirm that its flight IX-1344 from DXB to CCJ was involved in an accident on the 7th of August, 2020 at Calicut. 

The accident occurred, at 1940, local time. At this time, search and rescue operations have been carried out and all passengers many of whom are survivors have been sent to various hospitals. Emergency Command Center was immediately activated after the news of the accident. The Emergency Response Team members and GO Teams have already been sent to the accident scene, and will render necessary help to assist the emergency services and local authorities. 

There were 184 passengers and 06 crew on board flight IX-1344, but we are currently confirming the details of the passenger manifest for the flight. Unfortunately, the pilots have passed away and we are in touch with their families in their grief. 

AIR INDIA EXPRESS LTD has established a passenger information centre, and a toll-free number has been made available for family or friends of those who may have been on board flight IX-1344. The toll-free number is 1800 2222 71. For those calling from outside, please call international country code. 

AIR INDIA EXPRESS LIMITED will release further information as soon as it is available. Updated information will also be posted on the AIR INDIA EXPRESS LIMITED website at www.airindiaexpress.in. 

Editors’ note: We ask that journalists do not call the special passenger information numbers. Updated media information will be available on the Air India Express Limited website . 

INCIDENT INVOLVING AIR INDIA EXPRESS

07-Aug-2020 10:51 PM
INCIDENT INVOLVING AIR INDIA EXPRESS AT CALICUT

Air India Express flight IX 1344 operated by B737 aircraft from Dubai to Calicut 
overshot runway at Kozhikode at 1941 Hrs. tonight. No fire reported at the time of landing.

There are 174 passengers, 10 infants, 2 Pilots and 4 Cabin Crew on board the aircraft.

As per the initial reports rescue operations are on and passengers are being taken to hospital for medical care.

We will soon share the update in this regard.
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