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Aligarh DM orders magisterial inquiry into charter plane crash case

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Aligarh District Magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh on Tuesday ordered a magisterial inquiry into Aligarh chartered service plane crash case.

According to the order, the plane crash took place at around 8:45 am on Tuesday.

"I have issued an order for a magisterial inquiry into this matter. I have further directed Vineet Kumar Singh, City Magistrate Aligarh, to investigate the reason behind the crash," Singh wrote in the order.

A trainer aircraft, VT-AVV, crashed here at the Dhanipur airstrip after one of its wheels got stuck in wires during the landing on Tuesday.

All passengers in the aircraft were rescued safely following the crash, according to City Magistrate, Aligarh, Vinit Kumar Singh.

"Six people were on board the aircraft when it crashed after one of its wheels got stuck in the wire during landing. All the 6 people are safe with no injuries," Singh told ANI here.

Fire tenders rushed to the site of the crash as the plane caught fire and were able to get the situation under control.

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First Published: Tue, August 27 2019. 20:24 IST