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Indian Air Force microlight crashes in Uttar Pradesh, pilots safe

The ML-130 microlight plane had taken off from the Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad and was reportedly participating in a drill for Air Force Day.

Published: 05th October 2018 12:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th October 2018 12:27 PM   |  A+A-

IAF Plane

An IAF plane has been forced land in Baghpat. The Pilot is safe. More details awaited. (Photo | ANI)

By IANS

LUCKNOW: A two-seater Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Bagpat district on Friday, police said. However, the two pilots were safe.

The ML-130 microlight plane had taken off from the Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad and was reportedly participating in a drill for Air Force Day.

The incident at around 10 a.m., took place in the thickets of Ranchad in Binauli area.

Rishirendra Kumar, the District Magistrate of Bagpat told IANS, that barring the nose of the aircraft there were no other damages.

"The plane nosedived and is hanging upside down in between the trees. IAF officials are on the spot along with me and they are doing the needful" he added.



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  • Narendra Sharma

    These new MicroLights appears to be quite a let down ........... L1 purchase from the Lowest bidder ......... Not necessarily the best Product !!!!!
    2 years ago reply
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