An aircraft belonging to Air India, with 190 persons on board was affected by heavy rain and violent gusts of wind, before the Friday, crashed at the airport by the city of Kozhikode in southwest India.
The state authorities Saturday, according to AFP news agency.
In all, 18 persons lost their lives in the accident. 16 are seriously injured.
the Plane flew from Dubai, where it was supposed to download indians home, which was stranded in the country due to coronapandemien.
apparently It was the weather and the poor visibility, there was fault in the crash. The aircraft's black box and the flight voice recorder is Saturday has been found.
It was stated by a government official, according to news agency Reuters. Analysis of these can give greater clarity on what has happened up to and during the accident.
the Plane missed the runway upon landing and crashed. Pictures from the scene of the accident day, then it shows a plane, which is broken into two parts.
Among the dead are the plane's two pilots.
It is almost pure luck, that the plane not caught fire. It would have caused far more deaths, says an official from the emergency service.
- Fuel leaked, so it was a miracle that the plane did not burst into flames. The number of dead could be far higher, he says, according to AFP.
the 34-year-old Renjith Panangad was a passenger on board. He remembers that the plane hit the ground, then everything went black.
- After the crash opened the nøddøren, and I got somehow pulled myself out.
- The front part of the plane was gone. It was completely gone. I don't know how I survived, but I'm grateful. I'm still shaken, he says from his hospital bed to the AFP.
the Aircraft - a Boeing 737 was on its way from Dubai and the landing in Kozhikode, which is also known under the name of Calicut.