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.
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
She is identified as Manjula Kumari. She travelled to the United Arab Emirates to meet her husband early this year.
She had to extend her stay at UAE due to the coronavirus pandemic
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
The aircraft, IX 344 Air India Express flight, was travelling from Dubai to Kozhikode
This aircraft was part of India's Vande Bharat initiative to bring back expatriates from foreign countries.
At least two passengers travelling home from Dubai on the ill-fated aircraft had tested positive for the coronavirus