Cessna aircraft crashes in MP

Bhopal, Jul 18 : A Cessna aircraft crashed in the Dhana area of Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district. The two occupants of the aircraft- the trainer and the trainee- are reportedly safe.

The single-engine aircraft is owned by Dhana-based Chimes Aviation Academy, skidded off the runway before take-off. The incident has come a day after a helicopter crashed in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon killing the flight instructor and injuring the trainee co-pilot.

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Responding to the news of the crash, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said, “ Just got the news of a crash of a Cessna aircraft (solo flight) that belonged to the Chimes Aviation Academy in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. Fortunately, the trainee is safe. We are rushing an investigation team to the site.”

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