Maharashtra, Feb 5: A trainee aircraft of Carver aviation (pilot training institute) crashed near Indapur in Pune on Tuesday. The trainee pilot was injured in the crash and has been rushed to a hospital in Baramati.
The pilot, who has been identified as Siddharth, has reportedly got a fracture in the hand. The accident took place soon after the plane took off at 12:30 pm.
Locals rushed to the rescue after the crash.
On February 1, 2019, a Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru killing both the pilots.
Though the pilots made a bid to eject, they were caught in the flames as the plane crashed with a huge explosion.