Question: Who was the pilot of Air India Express today?

The crew consisted of Captain Deepak Sathe, first officer Akhilesh Kumar; and four flight attendants. Sathe had landed successfully at Calicut airport at least 27 times, including more than ten times in 2020. He had 10,000 hours of flying experience on the Boeing 737, including 6,662 as commander.

Who was the pilot of today Plane Crash?

Pilot-in-command Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, 58, and co-pilot Captain Akhilesh Kumar, 32, were the ones operating the Air India Express flight that crashed at the Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday night. Both pilots, along with 16 other people onboard, have died in the accident.

Who is CEO of Air India Express?

How many died in Mangalore plane crash?

Of the 160 passengers and six crew members on board, 158 were killed (all crew members and 152 passengers); only eight survived.

Air India Express Flight 812.

Destination Mangalore International Airport, Mangalore, India
Occupants 166
Passengers 160
Crew 6

Did any Indian plane crash today?

The four cabin crew members and 165 passengers survived, of whom all but two were injured. This was the second fatal accident involving Air India Express, after the 2010 Mangalore crash.

Air India Express Flight 1344.

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Date 7 August 2020
Summary Runway overrun in poor weather conditions due to pilot error

When was the last plane crash in India?

Air India Express Flight 1344, on 7 August 2020, (a Boeing 737-800) flying on the Dubai-Kozhikode route overshot the runway on landing at Calicut International Airport breaking into four pieces.

Where is the headquarter of Air India Express?

Air India will become a Tata-owned company this week as the government has decided to hand over the company to the Tata Group on January 27, 2021. “The disinvestment of Air india is now decided to be on the 27th January,2022.

Who owned Air India?

Air India Limited was sold to Talace Private Limited, a special purpose vehicle owned by Tata Sons, on 8 October 2021 for ₹18,000 crore (US$2.4 billion).

Air India Limited.

Type Private Entity
Revenue ₹142.551 billion (US$1.9 billion) (2011)
Owner Tata Group
Number of employees 28,085 (2011)

How many 777 does Air India have?

Current Fleet

Aircraft In Service Passengers
Boeing 777-300ER 13 342
Boeing 787-8 27 256
Total 125

Where does Air India fly in USA?


Country/Region City Airport
United States Newark Newark Liberty International Airport
New York City John F. Kennedy International Airport
San Francisco San Francisco International Airport
Washington, D.C. Washington Dulles International Airport

Which is table top airport in India?

List of tabletop runways

Country Location Airport
India Himachal Pradesh Shimla Airport
Kerala Calicut International Airport
Kannur International Airport
Karnataka Mangalore International Airport

How many table top airports are there in India?

There are a total of five tabletop runways in India – Mangalore in Karnataka, Kozhikode in Kerala and Lengpui in Mizoram, Shimla and Kullu in Himachal Pradesh and Pakyong in Sikkim.

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Is Mangalore airport a tabletop?

The airport is near Bajpe, around 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of Mangalore city centre. It is on top of a hill, with two tabletop runways (09/27 and 06/24). Only two other airports in India have tabletop runways – Kozhikode and Lengpui.