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Indian crash survivors speak about ordeal

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Indian crash survivors speak about ordeal


All the passengers on board the stricken flight were Indian nationals, according to Air India.

From hospital, some of the survivors have managed to give terrifying accounts of what happened as the plane came down.

One man said: “As the plane touched down a tyre burst and the flight went out of control. Within five seconds there was fire and smoke everywhere.” He says he jumped through a broken window to save himself.

Another man said: “The plane deviated and hit something. It caught fire and we fell out … We were in the jungle and managed to reach a railway track. People took us to hospital.”

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