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Kozhikode air crash: 53-year-old Wayanad man succumbs to his injuries; death toll now at 20

PTI
Published : Aug 22, 2020, 7:39 pm IST
Updated : Aug 22, 2020, 7:39 pm IST

The flight from Dubai with 190 people onboard overshot the tabletop runway at the Karipur airport and fell into a valley.

Officials stand on the debris of the Air India Express flight that skidded off a runway while landing in Kozhikode. (PTI)
 Officials stand on the debris of the Air India Express flight that skidded off a runway while landing in Kozhikode. (PTI)

Kozhikode: A 53-year-old man, injured in the Air India Express plane crash here on August 7, died at a hospitalon Saturday, taking the toll in the mishap to 20. V Ibrahim from Wayanad district died here this noon, District Information Officer said.

Eighteen people, including the pilot andco-pilot, were killed and several others injured when the flight from Dubai with 190 people onboard overshot the tabletop runway at the Karipur airport and fell into a valley.

 

Days after the mishap, 68-year-old Aravindakshan, under treatment for leg injuries, had died of cardiac arrest, taking the toll to 19.

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Location: India, Kerala, Calicut (Kozhikode)