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Passenger plane crashes in India, at least 16 killed

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

At least 16 people were killed when a passenger plane crashed after skidding off a runway while landing in heavy rain in Calicut, India. The plane was carrying people to India who had become stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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An Air India plane crashed while landing at a notoriously tricky airport - here's why 'tabletop' runways can be so treacherous

An Air India plane crashed while landing at a notoriously tricky airport - here's why 'tabletop' runways can be so treacherous

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

An Air India Express plane carrying 190 people crashed on Friday while landing at Calicut International Airport in India .
The plane overshot the runway, then fell 30 feet into a valley.
Calicut Airport has what's called a "tabletop runway," which sits at the top of a hill, plateau, or mountain, with steep drop-offs at either end.
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An Air India Express flight crashed in Calicut, India on Friday, overshooting the runway while landing. At least 16 people have died, including both pilots. and 123 are injured.
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