AIR INDIA CRASH - May 20th 2010


Air India Express Crash on 22 May 2010

Mangalore is a coastal city around 320km west of Bangalore in Karnataka state in southern India.

Mangalore: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday evening said rescue operations have been halted and the bodies of all the 158 people killed the Air India Express Flight crash have been recovered.

Sources said the black box or the Flight Data Recorder and the Cockpit Voice Recorder could not be located from the massive wreckage of the ill-fated Boeing 737-800 aircraft of Air India Express.

The operations, suspended late tonight due darkness, would be resumed tomorrow, they said.

Meanwhile, a probe team from Mumbai will arrive in Mangalore today to inspect the crash site and determine the cause of the mishap.

BBC Report :

Profound condolences to the friends and family
of those lost on Air India Express Flight] IX-812,
as well as its wish for the recovery of those injured

Helpline numbers

Air India Express Dubai Airport Telephone Numbers: 00971-4-2165828/00971-4-2165829

Bangalore Helpline Numbers: 080-66785172/ 080-22273310

Chennai Helpline Numbers: 044-22561365, 044-22560894

Delhi Helpline Numbers: 011-25656196, 011-25603101

Mangalore Helpline Numbers: 0824-2220422, 0824-2220424

Mumbai Helpline Numbers: 022 2279 6161.


Air India Express regrets to announce that a B737-800 aircraft operating as flight IX-812 from Dubai to Mangalore was involved in an accident early this morning, May 22, 2010. The accident occurred after the aircraft landed at Mangalore airport and overshot the runway. Air India is currently confirming the identities of the casualties.

Air India is deploying all its resources for assisting passengers and their families. Air India Express Dubai Airport Tel. Nos. 00971-4-2165828/29.

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