Two pilots killed in an Indian Air Force coach plane crash in Telangana’s Medak

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The trainee plane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) which crashed in Ravelli village of Toopran in Medak district, Telangana on December 4, 2023.
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A trainee plane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Ravelli village of Toopran in Medak district, Telangana on Monday morning, killing two pilots. 

An official launch from the Indian Air Force Headquarters in New Delhi confirmed that two pilots succumbed to deadly accidents. “The aircraft, a Pilatus pc-7 mark II trainer aircraft, met with an accident this morning during a routine training sortie from Air Force Academy, Hyderabad. It is with deep regret that lAF confirms that both the pilots on board have sustained fatal injuries,” mentioned the discharge. 

The incident occurred round 9:30 a.m. and the officers from the Dundigal Airforce Academy have reached the place to evaluate the state of affairs, mentioned the officers from the Toopran police. “It went up in flames within seconds of the crash in an isolated area here around 38 kilometres away from Dundigal Airforce Academy,” mentioned the official

“No damage to any civil life or property has been reported. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident,” mentioned the officers from the IAF. The Pilatus pc-7 Mark ll is a turboprop coach plane produced by Pilatus Aircraft, Switzerland. 





Content Source: www.thehindu.com

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