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Perpetrator of 1985 Air India Bombings, Which Killed 331, Freed From Jail

It was the deadliest terrorist strike involving an aircraft until the September 11 attacks. The only convicted perpetrator of the 1985 Air India bombings was released from a Canadian prison on Wednesday, the Times of India reports. Inderjit Singh Reyat, a Sikh who emigrated to Canada, had served more than two decades in jail for building the two suitcase bombs involved in the plot,...

Air India employee sucked into aircraft engine

Ravi Subramanian, an Air India technician, died on Wednesday (December 16) after he was sucked into the engine of a parked plane at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. When the Mumbai-Hyderabad flight AI 619 began its pushback at 8.46 pm, Subramanian got pulled into the engine and died instantly. Airport sources say his body is severely mutilated. The airline has ordered a...