AI crash: Telephone helplines set up
Authorities today set up telephone helplines to facilitate dissemination of information regarding the air crash in Mangalore.india Updated: May 22, 2010 14:34 IST
Authorities on Saturday set up telephone helplines to facilitate dissemination of information regarding the air crash in Mangalore.
The helplines were set up in Delhi, Mangalore and Bangalore.
The Delhi helpline numbers are 011-25656196 and 011-25603101 while Mangalore number is 082-42220422. The Bangalore number is 080-66785172 and 080-22273310.
A large number of people were killed when an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 173 on board crashed before landing at Kenjar, near the newly built runway here this morning, and caught fire.
The flight IX-892, operated by a Boeing 737-800, had 163 passengers, four infants and six crew members on board.