Homage paid to Mangaluru air crash victims

The victims of Air India Express flight IX812, that crashed at Mangalore International Airport on May 22, 2010, were remembered at the memorial site here on Tuesday.

Published: 23rd May 2018 02:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd May 2018 04:08 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

MANGALURU: The victims of Air India Express flight IX812, that crashed at Mangalore International Airport on May 22, 2010, were remembered at the memorial site here on Tuesday. A silent tribute was paid to all the 158 lives that were lost in the accident.The flight had originated from Dubai.

This year, a granite plaque resembling the tail portion of the ill-fated aircraft has been established at the memorial park, where 12 unidentified bodies of the crash were laid to rest. It was a low key-affair of silence and solitude as visitors observed one-minute of silence for the victims and offered floral tributes. 

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