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Air India crash update: Mangalore AI Express plane crash (video report)

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mangaloreaircrashCNN 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”.

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  • Pathik
    May 22, 2010 at 10:06:am

    This is very sad. Please post more details on the confirmed number of casualties.

  • mohsin bhat
    May 22, 2010 at 10:33:am

    Very Unfortune for the guys who lost their lives hope their souls will rest in heaven peace

  • Rajan
    May 22, 2010 at 10:23:am

    could you please tell me as what is the reason for the crash i mean what is went wrong for this crash.

  • Medhatithi Shastri
    May 22, 2010 at 10:39:am

    It is a sad incident. Such incident should not be repeated.Enough care must be taken.

  • vishwa
    May 22, 2010 at 11:01:am

    very bad..heard that aircraft was developed 1964..i dont know how much i can take…lets pray for the souls to rest in peace….

  • fahim
    May 22, 2010 at 01:10:pm

    i want to know the Mr. Prasad Manjrekar is survive?

  • Kalaimathi P B
    May 22, 2010 at 01:22:pm

    Really sad to hear. Heard that runway is very narrow when compared with all other airports and also the visibility was poor. Anyway event happened and 160 people passed away. We can pray for their family.

  • lakhsmi
    May 22, 2010 at 01:52:pm

    My heart felt condolences for the families who lost their loved ones.

  • SAALIM
    May 22, 2010 at 01:59:pm

    Every day Morning I used to see news. Today morning I have
    seen news it is very sad to see we can pray for their family.
    any one can tell me how it will happend.Such incident should
    not be repeated.Enough care must be taken.

    Befor take off the plane we should check the
    ladder,fans,wings & other

    regds
    saalim
    Bangalore

  • mary
    May 22, 2010 at 06:25:pm

    My condolences.May their soul rest in peace. survived people are really blessed ones though they might take time to come back to normalcy.We live only once but beating death even once is a real grace from god.

  • Sixx
    May 22, 2010 at 08:19:pm

    Hello Everyone,
    I extend my heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families affected by the tragic crash. Please try to take stock of the situation and rebuild as best you can for which I wish you all the very best.
    Sixx

  • Manikandan
    May 22, 2010 at 08:03:pm

    I pray for all…..

  • Anju
    May 23, 2010 at 02:52:pm

    survived people are really blessed ones.it’s really a very bad time.i pray for those who lost their lives in this incidents.may god give peace to their souls.

  • Venky from Chennai
    May 27, 2010 at 10:53:am

    I wish and pray for the Almighty God to be with everybody in the families who lost their loved one’s in this deadly scene. Most unexpected and sad incident during 2010. I guess its high time for the Government / Private officials to take some steps quickly to get this airport / runway ready to avoid any such calamities. I also suggest better not media publish too many fotos / videos of this crash as it may affect a lot of families psychologically more than the actual loss of their loved ones.

    God bless all.

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