Karipur: The plane skidded off the runway at Kozhikode International Airport. The plane split in two. The pilot died. Passengers were also reported seriously injured. The plane was carrying 177 passengers and six crew members. The plane was reported to be leaking fuel.
The incident took place around 8 pm. Preliminary information is that more than 100 passengers were injured. The co-pilot was reportedly seriously injured. The front passengers of the plane were injured. The injured have been shifted to Kondoty Relief Hospital and some to Kozhikode Medical College.