An Air India passenger plane was shot and landed on the runway on Friday during the landing in the Indian city of Kozhikode, the Indian news agency ANI reports.

The plane was from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and is said to have 172 passengers on board, plus the crew.

At around a quarter past eight local time, the aircraft overshot the landing at the city's international airport in southwestern India.

According to the first images, the plane ended up in a valley and broke in two. The plane is not on fire.

There are no reports of deaths or injuries yet.

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AvatarAvatar Author ANIMent of places15: 21 - 7 August 2020