Who are the pilots killed in Air India Express IX1344 crash?

08/08/2020

Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe and First Officer Akhilesh Kumar were both killed in the crash of Air India Express flight IX1344.

Captain Sathe was a decorated air force officer who, according to a family member, had survived a military plane crash in the 1990s.

First Officer Kumar leaves behind a pregnant wife who is expecting in the coming weeks.

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