MANGALORE AIR CRASH

  • Mangalore air crash: SC issues notice to AI, Govt January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Air India and the Union of India on compensation payable to those who died in Mangalore air crash in 2010. One petitioner, whose son Mohammad Rafi died in the air crash, had approached the apex court saying that he should be...
  • Mangalore crash compensation order set aside August 25, 2011

    New Delhi: A division bench of Kerala High Court on Thursday set aside the verdict of singlejudge bench of the same court asking Air India to pay over Rs 75 lakh compensation to families of each of 158 victims of May 2010 Mangalore air crash. Air India on August 12 filed...
  • Mangalore crash compensation: Air India moves HC August 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The cashstrapped Air India (AI) does not want to pay compensation of Rs 75 lakh to victims of the 2010 Mangalore Air India crash. Air India on Friday appealed against the High Court order despite earlier assurances that there will be no delay in paying compensation. Air India...
  • Mangalore crash compensation hiked to 75 lakh July 20, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court has ruled that the victims of May 2010 Mangalore air crash that claimed the lives of 158 people will now be entitled to an interim compensation of Rs 75 lakh each. This came on a petition filed by the Mangalore Air Crash Victims Families Association after...
  • Report blames pilot error for Mangalore air crash November 16, 2010

    New Delhi: The final report on the crash of the Air India Express plane at Mangalore airport, in which 158 people were killed, has been submitted to the Civil Aviation Ministry. Civil aviation sources have told CNNIBN that the crash was caused by pilot error. Sources say the report claims pilot...
  • Mangalore air crash: Pilot's error revealed September 9, 2010

    New Delhi: According to a report of DGCA and Boeing officials probing the crash, it was pilot error that led to the Mangalore crash Indias worst air tragedy that killed 158 people. The report says that data retrieved from the cockpit voice recorder shows that the captain was on...
  • M'lore crash: flight landed without radar support August 20, 2010

    More than 2 months after the Air India Express aircraft crashed killing more than 150 people, CNNIBN has got access to the cockpit voice recorder of the aircraft. ...
  • Retd Air Marshall to lead M'lore crash probe June 3, 2010

    New Delhi: The government has appointed a Court of Inquiry to probe the Mangalore air crash which killed 158 people. The Court will be headed by Air Marshall Retd. Bhushan Neel Kant Bhokhale. The other members of the Court of Inquiry include Ron Nagar, SS Nath, Babu Peter, N Gurcharan Bhatura....
  • Aviation regulator will get more power: Patel June 3, 2010

    New Delhi: The Government proposes to delegate more powers to the aviation regulator on air safety, based on the recommendations of a new panel set up a week after the Mangalore air crash May 22, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said Thursday. The panel, called the Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council,...
  • Don't bar hard landings: DGCA tells airlines June 2, 2010

    New Delhi: In the aftermath of the Mangalore air crash, aviation regulator DGCA has issued a fresh directive to all airlines redefining "correct landing" procedures and to ensure that a senior cabin crew is present in the cockpit in case one of the pilots has to go out. The directive came...
  • DGCA issues fresh directive to airlines June 2, 2010

    New Delhi: In the aftermath of the Mangalore air crash, aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a fresh directive to all airlines redefining "correct landing" procedures and to ensure that a senior cabin crew is present in the cockpit in case one of the pilots...
  • Bias? 72 lakh for air crash; 4 lakh for rail mishap June 2, 2010

    New Delhi: There is shocking elitism by the Government when it comes to providing compensation for disaster victims. While Rs 4 lakh is paid if some one dies in a train accident, an air crash victim gets Rs 72 lakh. The images of the wreckage of plane crash in Mangalore and...
  • Cockpit voice recorder, not black box, found May 24, 2010

    Mangalore: Even 48 hours after the Mangalore crash, investigators have zeroed in on the area where the black box is. The box is critical in patching together what went wrong on the morning of May 22. Investigators from the DGCA and the local administration have however, found the cockpit voice recorder...
  • 2 Dubai residents lucky to miss illfated AI flight May 23, 2010

    Dubai/New Delhi: Two Dubai residents have thanked their lucky stars they didn't board the Air India Express aircraft that crashed in Mangalore on Saturday. One had to change his travel plans due to his office workload while the other simply mistook the timing. Kunhikannan Chandu, 51, manager of the Lulu Hypermarket...
  • Struggle and hope at Mangalore crash site May 22, 2010

    Mangalore: An Air India Express airliner crashed outside Mangalore airport in Karnataka on Saturday, killing 158 people when it burst into flames after overshooting a tabletop runway and plunging into forest below. ...
  • Patel orders probe into crash, won't blame pilots May 22, 2010

    Mangalore: Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Saturday said that a probe had been ordered into the plane crash at Mangalore airport and that it was premature to ascertain the actual cause for the accident that claimed 159 lives. "The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has already ordered an inquiry. Air...