On 7th August, 2020, an Air India Express flight No. IX 1344 coming from Dubai crash-landed and fell down into the ditch during landing at Calicut Airport, Distt.-Kozhikode, Kerala. On intimation, NDRF immediately mobilized its one team from its nearest pre-position location at Waynad. NDRF team joined the search and rescue operation with the other agencies. During the operation NDRF teams rescued 02 victims alive.