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Maha: 2 hurt as 6-seater aircraft makes emergency landing in

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Two persons on board a six-seater aircraft were injured as it made an emergency landing in a field in district of north tonight, police said.

The aircraft, belonging to the Flying Club, landed in the field near Datarli village around 8 pm, police said.

The aircraft developed a technical snag and the pilot alerted authorities before the emergency landing, he said.

"There was a possibility of the aircraft crashing on Datarli village, so the pilot J P Sharma made an emergency landing in the field," M Ramkumar, Superintendent of Police, Dhule, told PTI.

"Our teams have reached the spot. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital," he said.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 22:40 IST