The plane overshot the runway and broke apart while landing

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August 8 at the crash site of the Boeing 737 of the airline Air India Express was found both black boxes. This was reported in the Twitter the Minister of civil aviation of India Hardeep Singh Puri.

“Digital flight data recorders and voice recorder the cockpit of the ill-fated plane found”, – he noted.

Digital Flight Data Recorder & Cockpit Voice Recorder of the ill-fated aircraft have been retrieved. AAIB is conducting investigations.

— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) August 8, 2020

Hindustan Times writes that the black boxes will be delivered for interpretation in Delhi.

The plane, carrying out flight from Dubai to Karipur international airport (Kozhikode), crashed during landing the evening of 7 August. According to the Department of civil aviation of India, the aircraft landed in heavy rain, not dropping speed. In the end, the Board flew past the runway, crashed and broke in two.

According to the airline, the plane was 190: 184 passengers, including 10 children, and six crew members. The crash killed both pilots and 16 passengers.