LIVE updates of the aftermath of the Air India Specific crash in Kozhikode, Kerala (Picture courtesy: Information18)
The ill-fated Air India Specific flight IX1344 had landed on the Kozhikode airport in its second try, knowledge from aviation web site Flighradar24 reveals.
“It landed on the second try. The pilots did a go-around (aborted touchdown) and got here again for a second touchdown,” a senior government from the business stated, citing the next image from Flightradar24.
The inclement climate, and thus poor visibility, may have been a cause for the aborted touchdown. Kerala has been receiving incessant rains over the previous few days with a number of districts on purple alert.
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Whereas it’s too early to say for sure, the senior government quoted above stated that the crash could have been attributable to one, or a mix, of the next causes: Lengthy touchdown (Past contact down zone), insufficient use of brakes and thrust reversers, aquaplaning (moist runway, tyre can skid if precautions have not been taken), unstable method transformed to a touchdown.
“It seems to be a mix of climate and touchdown approach. Too early to invest additional,” he stated.
An Air India Specific flight from Dubai to Kozhikodeskiddedoff the runway throughout touchdown on the Karipur Airport in Kerala.
First Revealed on Aug 8, 2020 07:40 am