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


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.