Hyderabad: A view of the trainer aircraft that caught fire after crashing near Ankireddypalli village in Keesara 'mandal' (block) of Medchal district, Hyderabad on Sept 28, 2017. The aircraft crashed due to a technical snag but the pilot and another person on board escaped unhurt. (Photo: IANS)
Aligarh (IANS) A private aircraft crashed on Tuesday at the Ghanipur airstrip here in Uttar Pradesh. The pilot and six others evacuated in the nick of time, escaping with minor injuries.
A relief and rescue team has reached the spot. Sources said that the aircraft was flying in from Delhi to Aligarh.
It crashed during landing when it apparently touched a high tension line. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.
Senior officials at the spot refused to comment.