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Small plane crashes in cotton fields 100 kms off Hyderabad; both pilots killed

Reportedly, the aircraft took off from Begumpet airport with two trainers on board. While flying over Sultanpur village in Bantwaram Mandal in Vikarabad district, the flight went out of control and after toppling in the air several times, it crashed into the fields.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
Hyderabad Updated on: October 06, 2019 19:18 IST
Pilot killed after trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana
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 Pilot killed after trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana 

Two trainee pilots were killed after a trainer aircraft crashed on Sunday afternoon. The aircraft crashed in Sultanpur village in Vikarabad district of Telangana.

The trainee pilots, identified as Prakash Vishal and Amanpreet Kaur, were students of Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy in Hyderabad.

India Tv - Small plane crashes in cotton fields 100 kms off Hyderabad; both pilots killed

Small plane crashes in cotton fields 100 kms off Hyderabad; both pilots killed

Reportedly, the aircraft took off from Begumpet airport with two trainers on board. While flying over Sultanpur village in Bantwaram Mandal in Vikarabad district, the flight went out of control and after toppling in the air several times, it crashed into the fields. 

Police rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area. Officials of the Aviation Academy also rushed to the accident site.

The incident took place just two days after a trainer aircraft craft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra's Shipur. 

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