At the time of the accident, the pilot jumped using the parachute, but it didn’t help. The pilot’s body was found 400 meters away on the farm.
Azamgarh| On Monday, a 4-seater aircraft crashed in a field in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. A trainee pilot died in the accident. The pilot jumped with a parachute, but could not save his life. The pilot is identified as Konark Saran. Bad weather is said to be the cause of the accident.
The accident took place at around 11.30 am on Monday in the Manjit Patti Kushan area of Saraimir in Azamgarh district. According to eyewitnesses, at about 11:20 am, an aircraft was seen falling into the field from the sky. It was engulfed in flames and smoke. There was an explosion too.
At the time of the accident, the pilot jumped using the parachute, but it didn’t help. The pilot’s body was found 400 meters away on the farm. A crowd of people gathered on the spot after the accident. Police also arrived after receiving information.
Aircraft TB-20 flew from Mau to Indira Gandhi National Flight Academy, fursatganj in Amethi. After circling to Mau it was to return. The aircraft was a 4 seater. The trainee pilot was alone in this. At 11.11 am, the aircraft reportedly lost contact with ATC.