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Air India Express crash: 17 relatives of victims travel home

Dhanusha Gokulan (Principal Correspondent)/Dubai
dhanusha@khaleejtimes.com Filed on August 9, 2020 | Last updated on August 9, 2020 at 05.31 am
Air India Express crash, 17 relatives, victims, travel, home

(Reuters)

On Saturday, Indian Ambassador to the UAE Pavan Kapoor had announced the missions are assisting the next of kin and friends of the deceased to travel to India.

Several helpline numbers were launched by the Consulate General of India in Dubai to assist the families of those who travelled on the ill-fated flight that crashed in Kozhikode on Friday, August 7.

Neeraj Agarwal, Consul - Press, Information and Culture, told Khaleej Times: "We got requests from 17 individuals who wished to travel to Kozhikode to be with their family members."

"Out of the 17, seven tickets were issued by Air India to Kochi and Kannur. The remaining 10 chose to travel on flydubai and Emirates airlines," said Agarwal.

On Saturday, Indian Ambassador to the UAE Pavan Kapoor had announced the missions are assisting the next of kin and friends of the deceased to travel to India.

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Dhanusha Gokulan

Originally from India, Dhanusha Gokulan has been working as a journalist for 10 years. She has a keen interest in writing about issues that plague the common person, and will never turn down a human interest story. She completed her Bachelor in Arts in Journalism, Economics, and English Literature from Mangalore University in 2008. In her spare time, she dabbles with some singing/songwriting, loves travelling, and Audible is her favourite mobile application. Tweet at her @wordjunkie88


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