Bollywood actor turned politician Sunny Deol and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar among many others expressed shock over Kozhikode plane crash that left at least 14 dead on Friday.
Expressing shock and extending his prayers for the safety of the passengers aboard, actor Sunny Deol took to Twitter and wrote, "Keral mein #airindia express vimaan ke durghatanaagrast hone se gahara dukh hua. Sabhee yaatriyon aur chaalak dal ke sadasyon kee suraksha ke lie praarthana karate hain." (Deeply saddened by the AirIndia Express plane crash in Kerala. We pray for the safety of all the passengers and crew members."
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar expressed grief over the tragic incident. He tweeted, "Deeply saddened to hear about the #AirIndiaExpress tragedy at #Kozhikode My deepest condolences with the bereaved families and prayers for speedy recovery of passengers & crew members.#calicut @airindiain#AirIndiaExpress #kerala."
An Air India Express plane carrying 184 passengers including 10 infants, which was coming from Dubai, skidded while landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode on Friday evening.
Kondotty Police said that Dubai-Kozhikode Air India flight (IX-1344) skidded during landing at Karipur airport at around 7.45 PM.