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Pedestrian among five killed as chartered plane crashes in Mumbai

Crashed aircraft was on its first flight in four years

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
A King Air C90 aircraft crashed in Ghaktkopar area of Mumbai killing four of its occupants and a pedestrian on Thursday afternoon.

The aircraft owned by UY Aviation Private Limited, an air charter company,  was on its first flight in four years after being grounded in a serious incident in Uttar Pradesh.  The plane was on a test flight which was being carried out for a renewal of its airworthiness certificate when it crashed in the Mumbai suburb.

Those killed include the plane's pilots and engineers, besides a pedestrian, Mumbai police said.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation is conducting a preliminary probe

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First Published: Jun 28 2018 | 8:52 PM IST

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