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Air India Express Flight 812
VT-AXV, the aircraft involved in the accident in 2010.
Accident summary
Date 22 May 2010
Summary Runway overrun due to pilot error.
Place Beyond runway 24 at Mangalore International Airport
12°56′48″N 074°52′25″E / 12.94667°N 74.87361°E / 12.94667; 74.87361Coordinates: 12°56′48″N 074°52′25″E / 12.94667°N 74.87361°E / 12.94667; 74.87361
Passengers 160
Crew 6
Injuries (non-fatal) 8
Fatalities 158
Survivors 8
Aircraft type Boeing 737-8HG(SFP)
Aircraft name Victoria Memorial
Airline/user Air India Express
Registration VT-AXV
Flew from Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates
Flying to Mangalore International Airport, India
Bajpe plane crash (73)
The crash site

Air India Express Flight IX-812 was a passenger flight of Air India from Dubai International Airport that crashed on 22 May 2010 at Mangalore International Airport. The time of the crash was UTC+5:30 local time. The airplane went beyond the area of the runway and crashed. The accident killed about 160 people.

Plane Type

The aircraft was a Boeing 737-800. The first flight was on 20 December 2007.

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