Trainer aircraft crashes at Aligarh, all 6 on board safe


Aligarh: A trainer aircraft VT-AVV has crashed at Ghanipur airstrip in Aligarh on Tuesday but all six on board are safe, according to media reports.

According to eyewitnesses, the trainer aircraft got entangled in overhead electrical wires. The reports said  all six, including the pilot, evacuated just in time and escaped unhurt.

A rescue relief team has arrived at the site of the accident and the damage is being inspected. The aircraft was heading from Delhi to Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh.

The mishap took place when the aircraft touched a high tension wire while landing. The authorities have ordered an inquiry into the incident.

Media reports said one of its wheels got stuck in a wire during landing.

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