AI disburses Rs 11.29 crore to Mangalore crash victims’ kin

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Mumbai, 07 June 2010: National airline Air India on Sunday said it has disbursed Rs 11.29 crore as interim compensation to 129 families of the victims as well as survivors of the Mangalore plane crash.

Besides, Rs 1.47 crore have been disbursed from the Prime Minister Relief Fund, an Air India spokesperson said here.

"As on date, Air India has disbursed Rs 11.29 crore to the survivors and families of victims of the Mangalore plane crash," the spokesperson said.

Air India had announced an interim compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased above 12-years of age and Rs five lakh to families of those below 12-years.
For those injured, Air India had said it would pay Rs two lakh as interim compensation.
The airline has deputed a team comprising its officials and solicitors to help the families in receiving interim compensation.

"This team will visit Mangalore again on June 9-10 to settle the remaining cases," the spokesperson said.

The Air India Express Boeing 737-800 aircraft from Dubai with 166 people on board crashed at Mangalore’s Bajpe Airport while attempting to land on May 22, killing 158 people, including a six-member crew.The Civil Aviation Ministry has appointed a court of inquiry into the crash.


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