Aircraft crashes in Aligarh, crew make narrow escape
Aligarh: A private aircraft crashed on Tuesday at the Ghanipur air strip 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.
Trainer aircraft VT-AVV crashes at #Aligarh Dhanipur airstrip, no injuries reported. City Magistrate, says, " 6 people were on-board the aircraft when it crashed after one of its wheels got stuck in a wire during landing. All 6 people are safe with no injuries." pic.twitter.com/jBHrWmrbHQ— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 27, 2019
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.