Gulf Air confirms that flight GF270 from Bahrain to Kochi has been involved in an accident while landing at Kochi International Airport at 01:45 hours on Aug. 29.

The aircraft, an A320, carrying 136 adults, one infant and six crew, skidded off the runway on landing. All passengers evacuated and transferred to the airport terminal.

Gulf Air can confirm that one passenger, an Indian national, was injured. He was given immediate medical aid and was taken to the hospital for further treatment. His condition is not critical.

Gulf Air is coordinating with relevant authorities in investigating the cause of the incident.

At this point, we cannot confirm the extent of the damage to the aircraft. Further investigations are ongoing.

The telephone number for enquiries regarding passengers is +973 17338089