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Trainer aircraft force-lands in Maharashtra, two injured

IANS  |  Dhule (Maharashtra) 

The pilot and another person were injured when a trainer Cessna aircraft force-landed in a remote area in Maharashtra's late on Friday, an official said.

According to Superintendent of Police M. Ramkumar, the aircraft was on a flying mission with pilot J.P. Sharma and five others on board.

"Around 8 p.m., it had to make a forced landing in which Sharma and another person have sustained minor injuries. The aircraft has also been substantially damaged in the emergency landing," Ramkumar told IANS.

The aircraft belongs to the "Bombay Flying Club of Dhule" and investigation into the incident, including the causes leading to the forced landing, is underway.



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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 21:38 IST