January 23, 2021

Kerala govt pronounces Rs 10 lakh compensation to kin of AIE flight crash victims

KOZHIKODE: The Kerala authorities on Saturday introduced Rs 10 lakh compensation to the households of those that died when an ill-fated Air India Specific flight veered off the runway whereas making an attempt to land on the Karipur worldwide airport right here.

A minimum of 18 folks have misplaced their lives and 149 are underneath remedy at varied hospitals of Malappuram and Kozhikode districts, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan advised the media after a high-level assembly held on the district through which state Governor Arif Mohammed Khan additionally participated.

“The state authorities has determined to offer a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the households of those that have misplaced their lives. The medical bills of these underneath remedy might be taken over by the state authorities,” Vijayan advised the reporters.

The CM additionally stated out of the 18 who died, 14 are adults and 4 are kids.

“Out of the 14 adults, seven are male and others feminine. Presently, 149 persons are in varied hospitals of Malappuram and Kozhikode, out of which 23 are in crucial situation.

Earlier, 23 have been discharged after being supplied preliminary medical help,” Vijayan stated.