Plane Carrying Around 200 Passengers Crashes in India | 22 Words

Reports are just in about a horrifying plane crash at Calicut International airport in Kozhikode, Kerala.

A plane carrying over 190 people has crashed in Kerala, India.

The flight contained 184 passengers, and 7 crew members.

The plane is reported to have come in to trouble while attempting to land.

It is thought that it skidded off the runway at the airport as it in flew in from Dubai. There was heavy rainfall in the region which could have contributed to difficult landing conditions.

Pictures from the scene suggest that the plane was split in two.

Air India said in a statement: "Air India Express flight IX 1344 operated by B737 aircraft from Dubai to Calicut overshot runway at Kozhikode at 19:41 hrs tonight. "No fire reported at the time of landing. There are 174 passengers, 10 Infants, two Pilots and five cabin crew on board the aircraft. "As per the initial reports rescue operations are on and passengers are being taken to hospital for medical care. We will soon share the update in this regard."