CNN has just reported that the number of casualties in the Air India Plane Crash may be over 160. Karnataka Home minister V S Acharya says that there may be just about 5 or 6 people who have survived the crash.
Altogether, the there were about 165 people on board this AI Express plane and it was coming from Dubai. The unfortunate event happen in Mangalore at around 6:30AM local time while the plane was trying to land in the Mangalore International Airport.
As per what Gopal Hosur, Inspector General of Police in Mangalore has told the reporters, about 8 to 10 people were taken out of the crash site and rushed to the hospitals. According to eye witnesses, the “plane crashed through the hilltop airport’s boundary wall and fell into a valley”.Share
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