Boeing 737 craft operated by Air India crash lands in Southern India: AFP

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A Boeing 737 aircraft operated by Air India Express crash landed at Kozhikode airport in Kerala state in Southern India before breaking in two, AFP reported Friday, citing local officials and media reports. A deputy from the state told the news agency that at least the pilot had died in the crash. “The flight was coming from Dubai. It had over 185 passengers. Rescue operations are on but the rains are making it difficult,” an emergency services official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP. Boeing shares were last down 1.2%.
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