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Kozhikode crash: AI Express plane touched down near taxiway, 1,000 metres from beginning of runway

Kozhikode crash: AI Express plane touched down near taxiway, 1,000 metres from beginning of runway

The pilot of the ill-fated flight -- IX-1344 -- could not sight the runway in the first landing attempt due to heavy rains. An AAI spokesperson said that runway 28 was in use and in the first landing attempt, the pilot could not sight the runway and requested for runway 10.