Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has reached Kozhikode to take stock of the status & implementation of relief measures after the air accident on Friday evening.
He said, “Will hold consultations with senior civil aviation officials & professionals. “
He also said in his tweet that the flight Data Recorder & Cockpit Voice Recorder of the ill-fated aircraft have been retrieved. AAIB is conducting investigations.
Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted ,”My heart goes out to the families & friends of the 18 people who lost their lives in the air accident involving @FlyWithIX Flight IX-1344 in Kozhikode last evening & offer my heartfelt condolences.Reasons for the mishap are being investigated.”