Kerala plane crash: One more passenger succumbs; death toll rises to 21

First Published 24, Aug 2020, 6:31 PM

The woman had been to the United Arab Emirates to meet her husband early this year, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic she had to extend her stay.
 

<p>On August 23, a 37-year-old woman who was injured in Air India Express plane crash at the nearby Karipur airport succumbed to injuries in hospital</p>

On August 23, a 37-year-old woman who was injured in Air India Express plane crash at the nearby Karipur airport succumbed to injuries in hospital

<p>She is identified as Manjula Kumari. She travelled to the United Arab Emirates to meet her husband early this year.</p>

She is identified as Manjula Kumari. She travelled to the United Arab Emirates to meet her husband early this year.

<p>She had to extend her stay at UAE due to the coronavirus pandemic</p>

She had to extend her stay at UAE due to the coronavirus pandemic

<p>18 people, including the pilot and co-pilot, were killed and several others injured when the flight from Dubai with 190 people onboard overshot the tabletop runway and fell into a valley</p>

18 people, including the pilot and co-pilot, were killed and several others injured when the flight from Dubai with 190 people onboard overshot the tabletop runway and fell into a valley

<p>The aircraft, IX 344 Air India Express flight, was travelling from Dubai to Kozhikode</p>

The aircraft, IX 344 Air India Express flight, was travelling from Dubai to Kozhikode

<p>This aircraft was part of India's Vande Bharat initiative to bring back expatriates from foreign countries.</p>

This aircraft was part of India's Vande Bharat initiative to bring back expatriates from foreign countries.

<p>At least two passengers travelling home from Dubai on the ill-fated aircraft had tested positive for the coronavirus</p>

At least two passengers travelling home from Dubai on the ill-fated aircraft had tested positive for the coronavirus

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