Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar among the film personalities who have expressed grief over the Air India Express aircraft crash that killed 18 people.
On Friday, the Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 on board overshot the tabletop runway at Kozhikode airport while landing in heavy rains and fell into a valley 35 feet below and broke into two, killing at least 18 people.
Bachchan called the mishap a “terrible tragedy” and sent his prayers for the people who lost their lives.
“A terrible tragedy .. Air India crash in Kerala, Kozhikode airport , plane skids off the runway on landing in heavy rain .. Prayers,” he wrote on Twitter.
Shah Rukh tweeted, “My heart goes out to the passengers and crew members onboard the #AirIndia flight. Deepest condolences to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones. Thoughts and prayers…”
Akshay also mourned the loss of lives in the accident and said he is praying for the safety of all passengers and crew members.
“Terrible news! Praying for the safety of all the passengers and crew on board the #AirIndia Express flight. My deepest condolences to those who have lost their loved ones,” he said.