Chartered plane catches fire in Aligarh, all six on board escape unhurt

Published: Aug 27, 2019, 12:03 IST | mid-day online correspondent

According to preliminary inquiry, the plane touched a high tension wire, fell on the ground and caught fire

Trainer aircraft VT-AVV crashes at Aligarh Dhanipur airstrip, no injuries reported. Pic/ANI
Trainer aircraft VT-AVV crashes at Aligarh Dhanipur airstrip, no injuries reported. Pic/ANI

Aligarh: A chartered plane on Tuesday from Delhi while landing near the Dhanipur airstrip of the air training centre caught fire in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, with all six on board escaping unhurt, a senior official stated. According to news agency, Ani, Ranjit Singh, the Additional District Magistrate stated six persons on board, including the pilot, were safe.

According to a preliminary inquiry, the plane touched a high tension wire, fell on the ground and caught fire. The reports also added that fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, the ADM added.

With inputs from PTI

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