Apparanda Chitra and family killed in Mangalore air crash
Apparanda Chitra (40), of Kakkabe Yavakapadi in Kodagu, and her husband Jayaram Kotian (42) of Mangalore, and their four-year-old son Rahul, were killed in the air crash at Mangalore on Saturday in which 158 persons perished.
Jayaram who was working in an advertising agency at Dubai had recently changed his job and was visiting Mangalore in connection with work related to change of visa.
Chitra, a commerce graduate, was living with her family in Dubai for the last 10 years. Rahul was planning to join school this academic year.
Chitra’s mother Machamma has been inconsolable after she heard about the tragedy, according to Chitra’s brother Apparanda Venu.