Deepak Vasant Sathe was a pilot by profession. He has worked with several international and domestic level Airlines. Deepak Vasant was one of the unfortunate casualties who were on the Air India flight of Kozhikode Airport accident.
Deepak Sathe Age
Born on 24 April 1965, Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe was 56 years old as of 2020. He belongs to the Dehradun, India.
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Deepak Sathe was an Air India pilot by profession of India. He was born and raised into the well-settled family of Uttarakhand, India. Deepak completed his schooling from Cambrian Hall. As Deepak always interested in the defence, he joined the NDA in 1976.
Family, Caste & Religion
Captain Deepak Sathe was born and raised into the caring family of Dehradun; a capital of Uttrakhand. His father’s name is Vasant Sathe and mother’s name is not known. Also, not much information is available about his siblings and other family members.
Mr Deepak followed Hinduism and holds Indian nationality. In addition, He spent most of his childhood in Uttrakhand and then travelled different parts of India.
Wife, Children & Marriage
Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe was married to Sushma Namjoshi Sathe. The couple has two sons who are settled in abroad. Currently, Deepak used to live with her wife in Mumbai, Maharashtra. One of his sons is married and lives in USA.
Deepak Vasant Sathe was an average and impressive person. As Deepak worked along with Indian defence, he owned strong and fit body buildup. Moreover, his overall personality was inspiring.
Height (approx): 5′ 7″ Feet Inches
Weight (approx): 60 Kg
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper
Deepak Sathe Career
In 1976. Deepak Sathe joined the National Defense Academy and qualified for Indian Air Force. He also was Wing Commander Captain and worked as a test pilot with Air Force India.
After that, Deepak Vasant Sathe started an official job as a commander pilot at Air India Express. He also continued his job during COVID pandemic.
Air India Flight Crash at Kozhikode Airport
According to media reports, Air India Express flight 1344 was scheduled from Dubai International Airport to Calicut International Airport on 7th August. Moreover, the flight was scheduled to arrive at Kozhikode Airport on 19:40 IST.
The Aircraft was commanded by the commander captain Deepak Sathe and co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar. However, the flight managed to get on time but the plane skidded off the runway and got broke into two pieces.
A total of 189 passengers and seven crew members were on board. Also, the flight was conducted as a part of Vande Bharat Mission to evacuate Indians who had been stuck in abroad due to global Corona pandemic.
The crashed plane was Boeing 737-8HG (serial number 36323) and almost 13 years old. During the crash, visibility and weather conditions were extremely poor in Kerala.
According to CISF inspector, at least 17 people died in the accident including both pilots Deepak Vasant Sathe and Abhisekh Kumar.
Facts of Deepak Sathe
Does Deepak smoke?: Not Known
Does Deepak drinks alcohol?: Not Known
His major hobbies included traveling and spending time with family members.
He has travelled the several noted places including Dubai, Kuwait, USA and many more. Deepak used to went on vacation along with full family.
After Pillot Deepak’s plane crash, an investigation inquiry will be conducted by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau.
After painful news of the accident, many politicians and celebrities have shared a tweet of condolence. Moreover, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi also stated that
“Pained by the plane accident in Kozhikode. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover at the earliest.”
He was active on social media like Facebook and used to post amazing messages and beautiful photos on it. Moreover, he often used post amazing thoughts on society’s awareness.
His official facebook is “@deepaksathe1” and all photos are taken from it.