Mathura (Uttar Pradesh):
The father of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar, who lost his life in the Air India Express crash-landing incident in Kozhikode on Friday evening, said that his daughter-in-law should be given a job so that she can take care of her child.
Akhilesh Kumar’s body reached his native place in Mathura on Sunday morning.
“I want that his wife should be given a job so that she can take care of her child,” said Akhilesh Kumar’s father while speaking to media.
His body was brought from Kochi to Delhi Airport at 2:25 am on Sunday, which was then brought to Mathura.
About 200 Air India members paid tributes to Kumar and observed two minutes of silence and prayed for the peace of departed officer.
The Air India Express flight carrying 190 passengers including 10 infants skidded while landing at Karipur airport in Kozhikode late on Friday evening.
At least 18 people including two pilots lost their lives in the incident.