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Kozhikode crash: US NTSB joins Air India Express accident investigation

A Boeing 737 aircraft broke into two pieces after overshooting the runway in Kozhikode airport on August 7

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Mangled remains of an Air India Express flight, en route from Dubai, after it skidded off the runway while landing on Friday night, at Karippur in Kozhikode

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has joined the investigation of the Air India Express plane crash in Kerala on August 7, sharing its expertise with the probe team in India.

NTSB is an independent US government agency investigating aviation accidents and will work with the Indian probe in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organisation norms. 

"The NTSB received a notification shortly after the accident and has appointed a US accredited representative to assist the Indian Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau," said a spokesperson of the US agency.

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First Published: Aug 19 2020 | 3:39 PM IST

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