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Flight operations at Bajpe airport resume

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.