A trainer aircraft crashed after straying off the runway in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar on Saturday. The only occupant of the aircraft – a trainee pilot – is safe, officials said.
The crash happened this afternoon at Chimes Aviation Academy in the Dhana area of Sagar.
— ANI (@ANI) July 17, 2021
Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia informed that an investigative team has been rushed to the spot.
Just got the news of a crash of a Cessna aircraft (solo flight) that belonged to the Chimes Aviation Academy in Sagar, MP. Fortunately, the trainee is safe. We are rushing an investigation team to the site.
— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) July 17, 2021
More details awaited.