Five years after the air crash, Mangaluru airport yet to see expansion

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Mangaluru : Five years after the country’s third biggest air crash, in which 158 people were charred to death, the Mangaluru International Airport, which handles 23 arrivals and departures every day, is yet to see the promised expansion. While the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given concurrence for the expansion, which includes increasing runway […]

Air crash victim’s memorial park will rise up near Kuloor : DC

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim said the memorial park of the Air crash victims who died on May 22, 2010 near Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) at Kenjar will come up in 44 cents of land at Kuloor and a permanent structure will be constructed there, he said. Chairing in a meeting  in his office […]

Mock drill of ‘Air Crash’ at MIA, checks rescue operations and alertness of authorities

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Air Crash Mock drill

Mangalore : A scene of tense situation prevailed at Mangalore International Airport on April 29, Tuesday, as the passengers were unaware of the routine mock drill exercised in the Airport premises. It is learnt that the passengers were panicked for some time, as they witnessed thick black smoke emitting, sirens of fire tenders and ambulance […]

M’lore air crash: HC stays proceedings against AI

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Bangalore : The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday stayed the proceedings against Air India and its chief operating officer in a private complaint holding them responsible for the air crash at Mangalore airport on May 22, 2010. 812 Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, had filed a private complaint before the trial court after the investigation […]

Air crash victims remembered

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Mangalore:  Victims of the May 22, 2010 Air India Express crash were remembered at a memorial service held at the St Alphonsa Church, Kankanady in Mangalore on May 22, Tuesday. Parish priests, nuns and family members of the deceased Rosli, wife of Shibu of Kasargod and her two daughters Godwina and Gloria, who were laid […]

Airplane crashes into Philippine school, 13 killed

Saturday, December 10th, 2011
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Manila, Philippines : A light airplane crashed into a school building Saturday near the Philippine capital after its pilot requested an emergency landing shortly after takeoff, killing at least 13 people, including two children. The plane burst into flames after hitting the school, said Mayor Florencio Bernabe of suburban Paranaque city. No classes were in […]

Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi to visit Mangalore on Bajpe air crash reliefs

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
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Kasaragod: There is a flickering hope that some of the bereaved families, which have demanded equal compensation for deaths of their relatives who died in air crash in May 22 2010 at Bajpe forest, many secure the compensation amounts they were asking fir since an year now. Kasaragod MLA, N.A. Nellikkunnu, met Vayalar Ravi, Union […]

Air Crash Families express sorrow against AI

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
Air Crash Families express sorrow against AI

Mangalore: Expressing the grief on the occasion, one of the victim’s family Veena Somashekar from Teertha Halli, said that the Air India has not given any compensation for the death of her husband Somashekar Kotian. She also said that, the Air India has not agreed to give the amount of compensation which he deserved and […]

Jagan resigns in Andhra

Monday, November 29th, 2010
Jagan Mohan Reddy

Hyderabad: Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of former CM late Rajshekhar Reddy, after a long tiff with Congress Leadership, which even took K. Rosiah out of saddle as CM, has at last resigned as MP and quit the Congress Party. The 37 year old rebel in Congress circles in Andhra could not become CM after his […]

Air crash victims families staged victims against unequal compensation

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
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Mangalore : The Kerala Pravasi Sangham (KPS) members in association with the members of the Mangalore Air Crash Victims’ Families Association organized a protest march in front of the new integrated terminal building (NITB) at Kenjar demanding equal compensations to the victims families on September 14, Tuesday. Yadav Shetty, District Secretary of Karnataka Prantha Raitha […]