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AN AIR INDIA EXPRESS BOEING 737 HAS CRASHED ON LANDING AT CALICUT IN INDIA

An Air India Express Boeing 737 Has Crashed On Landing At Calicut In India

CALICUT, INDIA – Air India Express Flight IX1344 from Dubai to Calicut skidded off the runway and broke into pieces in a valley. At least 16 people are said to have been killed and more than 100 passengers are injured. The Air india Express Boeing 737-800 with registration VT-AXH, crashed on landing at around 7.45 PM on Friday. The aircaft

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EXPERIENCE THE DREAM – INSIDE VISTARA’S 787 DREAMLINER

Vistara has taken delivery of its first B787-9 Dreamliner

EVERETT, WASHINGTON – Vistara has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner at Boeing’s Everett Factory, Paine Field. The Indian airline wants to expand its service worldwide, and has ordered a total of 6 Dreamliners, which should serve on long-haul flights from its hub – Indira Gandhi International Airport – about 9 miles southwest of New Delhi. Take a

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AIR INDIA A321 PERFORMS AN EARLY ROTATION AND SUFFERED A TAIL STRIKE AFTER A JEEP ENTERED THE RUNWAY

Air India A321 suffered tail strike due to early rotation when a jeep showed up on the runway

PUNE, INDIA – An Air India Airbus A321 reportedly was forced to perform an early rotation on takeoff, due to a jeep on the runway at Pune Airport in India, Airlive reports. This led to a tail strike with a damaged undercarriage as a result. However, the passenger aircraft took off safely and nobody was hurt. The incident with the

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FRANCE AND INDIA – JOINT TACTICAL EXERCISE GARUDA 2019

MONT-DE-MARSAN, FRANCE – From July 1 to 12, French Rafales, French Mirage 2000s and Indian Flankers operated together during joint tactical exercise GARUDA 2019 in France. The Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed 4 Su-30MKI Flankers, belonging to the 15th Wing (based at Bareily AFS), along with an Il-78MKI Midas aerial refueler from the 78th Sqn (based at Agra AFS), to

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JET AIRWAYS HAS SHUT DOWN OPERATIONS

Jet Airways B777

DELHI – India’s Jet Airways has operated its last flight Wednesday evening, the airline reports. The ailing company has serious financial problems and a request with the State Bank of India (SBI) has been rejected. The problems at Jet Airways have accumulated in recent weeks. Salaries were not paid, angry lease companies claimed leased aircraft. As a result the airline’s

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