Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the Karipur plane crash was caused by a runway slipping due to heavy rains. The plane was carrying 190 passengers from Dubai as part of the Vande Bharat Mission. The runway was slippery due to the monsoon season. The table top was slipping while trying to land on the runway. ‘ His words were. The aviation minister said the plane did not catch fire and averted a catastrophe.
At least 19 people have been killed after an Air India Express flight from Dubai overturned at a depth of 35 feet at Karipur International Airport. The dead included the pilot and co-pilot. 123 people are being treated at various hospitals.
Air India Express flight AXB 1344B737 carrying 190 passengers from Dubai crashed at 7.45 pm on Friday as part of the Vande Bharat mission. The flight was scheduled to depart from Dubai at 2 pm local time and reach Karipur at 7.27 pm.