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Kozhikode Air India Express plane crash: 92 injured passengers discharged from hospitals

NEW DELHI: Air India Express mentioned on Thursday {that a} whole of 92 passengers injured within the plane crash in Kozhikode have been discharged from hospitals after “obtaining complete fitness”.

Seven passengers have been discharged from varied hospitals in Kozhikode between Wednesday morning and Thursday morning, the airline indicated.

It had mentioned on Wednesday morning {that a} whole of 85 injured passengers have been discharged.

An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 folks, together with a six-member crew, overshot the tabletop runway throughout touchdown on the Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on the evening of August 7.

The B737 plane fell right into a valley 35 ft beneath and broke into items, killing 18 folks, together with each the pilots.

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had mentioned on Saturday that 149 folks have been admitted to hospitals, 23 discharged, whereas three have been critically injured within the plane crash.

The injured passengers of IX-1344 flight are being handled at varied hospitals of Kozhikode, the airline mentioned.

“As on date, 92 injured passengers have been discharged from various hospitals after obtaining their complete fitness,” it mentioned in a press release on Thursday morning.

Air India Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of nationwide service Air India, has solely B737 plane in its fleet.

The airline had mentioned on Sunday the mortal stays of 16 passengers killed within the plane crash have been handed over to their households, and added that authorities have been investigating the accident.

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