BREAKING: Air India Plane Skids Off Runway During Landing in Kerala

Air India Express flight IX 343 Kozhikode Dubai is now airborne at 1.40 PM. Captain Michale Saldanha on command with First Officer Akhilesh Kumar. by .
Air India Express flight IX 343 Kozhikode Dubai is now airborne at 1.40 PM. Captain Michale Saldanha on command with First Officer Akhilesh Kumar.
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In a shocking incident, an Air India Express plane, with more than 180 passengers on board, skidded off the runway on Friday at the Karupur airport in Kozhikode in Kerala, the media reported.

It is learnt that the plane is Dubai-Kozhokode flight X1344, a Boeing 737, had 184 passengers on board and landed at 7:41pm at the airport. According to airlines sources, it appeared to have overshot the runway.

According to reports, the plane’s fuselage snapped into two.

At least 24 ambulances and fire tenders have been rushed to the airport.

Further details are awaited.