Several feared dead as plane overshoots runway at Kozhikode airport

New Delhi: An Air India Express plane coming from Dubai overshot the runway at Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday evening, an airline spokesperson said.

The flight — IX 1344 — landed at the airport at around 7.40 pm.

The airline spokesperson said the aircraft apparently overshot the runway.

Further details were not immediately known.

Air India Express has only Boeing 737 planes in its fleet.

As per reports, several passengers onboard the flight are feared dead. The toll was not known till the filing of the report.

Consulate General of India, Dubai has issued helplines– 056 546 3903, 0543090572, 0543090572, 0543090575– for updates.

(with PTI inputs)

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