At Least 160 Passengers Feared Dead From Air India Express Crash

Tragedy suddenly struck today as an Air India Crash Kills More Than 160 passengers.

Developments are still occurring at this time as this breaking news story unfolds, but the following information is directly from the Air India Internet web site:

“Air India Express regrets to announce that a B737-800 aircraft operating as flight IX-812 from Dubai to Mangalore was involved in an accident early this morning, May 22, 2010. The accident occurred after the aircraft landed at Mangalore airport and overshot the runway. Air India is currently confirming the identities of the casualties.

Air India is deploying all its resources for assisting passengers and their families. Air India Express Dubai Airport Tel. Nos. 00971-4-2165828/29.”

We at The Gate mourn the loss of life that has occurred as a result of this horrific accident and pray for the family and friends of the passengers.

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