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Mumbai Plane crash Live updates: 5 killed in Ghatkopar crash

Jun 28, 2018, 14:21 IST | mid-day online desk

A private aircraft that took off from Juhu crashed in Ghatkopar, Mumbai around 1.30 pm on Thursday. Eyewitnesses said the plane was seen hurtling down and crashed with a deafening roar before bursting into flames

  • Jun 28, 2018, 15:40 IST

    Ashwini Deepak Hande, Corporator ward no 128 informed that the injured were being treated at the Rajawadi hospital. The name s of the injured are Lavkush Kumar, Naresh Nishad

  • Jun 28, 2018, 15:31 IST

    Watch video: Five Killed in Ghatkopar Plane Crash

  • Jun 28, 2018, 15:23 IST

    Update: Total casualties: 5 dead (3 males and 2 female). 2 people are injured in Chartered Plane crash at Ghatkopar

  • Jun 28, 2018, 15:18 IST

    Kirit Somaiya, Member of Parliament - Mumbai North-East was at the site of the accident and posted on Twitter...

  • Jun 28, 2018, 15:15 IST

    Ashok Gehlot, General Secretary AICC, Former Chief Minister Rajasthan tweeted, "Pained to learn about the Chartered #PlaneCrash in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar. This is very unfortunate that five people including one person on ground lost lives in this crash. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families."

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:59 IST

    Update: Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has reached the Chartered Plane crash site in Ghatkopar, Mumbai

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:50 IST

    According to ANI, The chartered plane which has crashed (in Mumbai's Ghatkopar) does not belong to UP government. The state govt had sold it to Mumbai's UY Aviation. The deal was done after the plane had met with an accident in Allahabad: Principal Secretary Information Avnish Awasthi

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:47 IST

    Update: As per preliminary information, the aircraft was on a test flight and had taken off from the Juhu Airport minutes before it crashed. The cause of the crash is not known. It occurred in an under construction building premises, averting what could have been a major disaster.

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:41 IST

    Rescue officials who rushed to site said four bodies, whose identity was not clear, had been recovered from the smoking plane's wreckage. A passerby in the vicinity of the crash was burnt fatally when some burning fuel from the aircraft fell on him, said an eyewitness who was among the first to reach the spot

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:37 IST

    Update: Eyewitnesses said the plane was seen hurtling down and crashed with a deafening roar before bursting into flames around 1.15 p.m. There were four people on board.

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:32 IST

    Update: DG Civil Aviation B S Bhullar: DGCA team on way to Mumbai for a preliminary investigation into the plane crash

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:27 IST

    DG Civil Aviation B S Bhullar said to PTI, "DGCA team on way to Mumbai for preliminary investigation into plane crash. Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau to conduct detailed probe into the crash."

  • Jun 28, 2018, 14:24 IST

    The site of the crash is reported to be near Telephone exchange in Ghatkopar West. Police, fire brigade and disaster management teams rushed to the spot, Akhilesh Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-7) told PTI. Four fire engines have reached the spot, a BMC official said

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