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Flight operations at Bajpe airport resume

Flight operations, which had been suspended at the Bajpe airport in Mangalore after an Air India aircraft crashed this morning, resumed in the afternoon on Sunday.

india Updated: May 23, 2010 17:43 IST

Flight operations, which had been suspended at the Bajpe airport in Mangalore after an Air India aircraft crashed this morning, resumed in the afternoon on Sunday.

A Kingfisher flight from Bangalore with 25 passengers onboard landed at the airport at 1350 hours, airport sources said.

The Kingfisher flight was carrying a team of officials from DGCA, which would inspect the crash site.

Jet Airways, which operates four flights-- two each from Bangalore and Mumbai, cancelled a Boeing flight, airline sources said.

The second flight, which is an ATR, has been rescheduled. The other two flights from Mumbai have been delayed, the sources said.

The Mangalore-bound Air India Express plane from Dubai with 166 persons on board crashed and caught fire after it overshot the new runway while landing at the Mangalore airport.