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At Least 18 People, Including Pilots, Die As Air India Express Skidded Off Runway

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Air India Express skidded off a runway and split in two while landing Friday in heavy rain in the southern state of Kerala killing and injuring at least 18 and 123 passengers respectively.

Both pilots, including Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, were among those killed in the crash.

Abdul Karim, a senior Kerala state police officer, said at least 15 of the injured were in critical condition, and that rescue operations were over.

The NDTV news channel said the plane flew from Dubai to Kozhikode, also called Calicut, in Kerala, India’s southernmost state>Chaosafrica

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