Army Aircraft Crashes In Bihar, Pilots Are Safe

Army Aircraft Crashes In Bihar, Pilots Are Safe

Patna: An Aircraft of the Indian Army's Training Academy has crashed in Bihar's Gaya, with two trainee pilots on board. The pilots are safe. The aircraft crashed on Friday shortly after take-off, a senior official said.

As per the information shared by the Bangajeet Saha, the Director of Gaya International Airport, both pilots were safe.



He said the crash took place in fields adjoining a village under Bodh Gaya block when the pilots tried to make an emergency landing.

The aircraft's fall was noticed by the villagers, They rushed to the spot and pulled the cadets out.

Army personnel who arrived soon afterward took it away. Debris from the crashed plane was also collected by them.

"The nature of the technical fault that might have caused the crash will be known only upon examination by experts," the airport director said.


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