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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249680
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:11-APR-2021
Time:03:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8HG (WL)
Owner/operator:Air India Express
Registration: VT-AXI
MSN: 36324/2132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Cochin International Airport (COK/VOCI) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Riyadh Air Base (XXN/OERY)
Destination airport:Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ/VOCL)
Narrative:
Air India Express flight IX1322, a Boeing 737-8HG (WL), diverted to Cochin International Airport (COK/VOCI), India.
The reason was a reported tyre damage on departure. The aircraft landed safely on Cochin Intrernational Airport (COK/VOCI) runway 27 about 30 minutes later.
The damaged tyre burst after the passengers had disembarked. Some sources reported that there were 160 POB.

Replacement Boeing 737-86N (WL) VT-GHI delivered the passengers with a delay of 7 hours.

Sources:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/south/kozhikode-bound-aie-flight-diverted-to-kochi-after-tyre-issue-973131.html
https://www.deccanherald.com/national/south/kozhikode-bound-aie-flight-diverted-to-kochi-after-tyre-issue-973131.html
http://avherald.com/h?article=4e5c0e4b&opt=6144
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-axi#275ba6c4

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2021 18:50 harro Added
11-Apr-2021 18:54 harro Updated [Date, Time, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Apr-2021 18:54 harro Updated [Departure airport, Embed code]
11-Apr-2021 23:48 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2021 00:15 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2021 00:16 RobertMB Updated [Location]

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