The Air India Express flight from Dubai which crashed and split in two while landing at Kozhikode International Airport has claimed the life of the pilot and co-pilot. The deceased have been identified as Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe and First Officer Akhilesh Kumar who flew for Air India. The deaths were confirmed to TNM by the Kozhikode District Collector Sree Ram Sambasivarao. The bodies of the pilot and co pilot are at MIMS Hospital, Kozhikode, the Collector said.The flight was part of the Vande Bharat Mission bringing back Indian who were stuck abroad due to the pandemic. Here rad the Akhilesh Kumar age, wiki, family and death cause.
Who was the pilot?
Wing Commander Deepak Sathe was born on April 24, 1961 – August 7, 2020. He was an Indian pilot, the captain of Air India Express Flight 1344 which overran the runway at the Calicut International Airport, on August 7th, 2020.He was an ex-Indian Air Force officer who was commissioned into service in 1981 and served in the force for 22 years.
While Akhilesh Kumar was the co-pilot and first officer in the plane. He was 32 years old.
Personal Life Information
Full Name: Akhilesh Kumar
Birth Date: 1988
Birth Place: India
Age: 32 years old
Nick Name: NA
Popular For: Air India Flight Pilot
Home Residence: India
Both Pilot’s family
His cousin Nilesh Sathe mourned his death and showed his grief in a FB post. He had a wife and two sons who are left behind after his death.
While the wife name and family details of the Akhilesh Kumar’s family are not out yet.
Akhilesh Kumar Age, Height and Weight
Height (In feet or Inches): NA
Weight (Kgs): Not revealed
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Body Measurements: NA
Deepak Sathe Career
He started his career in Indian Air Force by flying MiG-21 Supersonic Jet fighter. He retired in 2003 as Wing Commander and in 2005 he joined Air India. According to sources, he was a decorated officer who ranked 58 at the National Defence Academy (India) and Sword of Honour in the 127 pilots course. He was a test pilot in the Indian Air Force and skilled at operating Boeing 737 commercial flights.
Captain Deepak Sathe was a former IAF Wing Commander who flew the MiG-21 and was later a test pilot before retiring after 22 years in service. He then became a commercial pilot.
Deepak Sathe Family
Father Name: Not Available
Mother Name: Not Available
Marital Status: Single
Deepak Sathe Net Worth
The Deepak Sathe net worth must be in the crore rupees. He was an experienced pilot in the Air India. He served for many years in the aviation industry. While his co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar’s net worth and salary is undisclosed. But he was also an experienced pilot from India. The country today lost two talented pilot in the deadly plane crash. Many got injured in the crash accident.