The tabletop Kozhikode airport is a high-risk landing tarmac and really check what makes such airports vulnerable? On Friday, one of the worst air disasters in Kerala took place, as an Air India Express flight returning from Dubai under the 'Vande Bharat' mission skidded off the runaway at the 'table top' airport in Kozhikode, leaving at least 18 people dead, including the pilots Captain D.V. Sathe and co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar. After landing on Runway 10, the plane continued to skid towards the end of the runway and eventually fell down in the valley, splitting into two parts.
Published On: Aug 08, 2020