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Update at 1700 Hrs IST on Plane Crash at Mangalore Airport

According to reports received from Chairman, Airports Authority of India, the status on Mangalore plane crash (B737-800 aircraft operating as flight IX-812 from Dubai to Mangalore) at 1700 hrs is as follows:

Bodies recovered: 150

Survivors: 8

The Airports Authority of India has established control rooms at:

Chennai - tel. no. 044-2256 1365 & 2256 0894

Mangalore - tel. no. 0824-2220422

Delhi – tel. no. 011-2461 0848/2461 0843.

Details are available on the Air India’s website: www.airindia.in