Trainer Aircraft Crashes In Madhya Pradesh, 2 Pilots Missing: Report

Further details are awaited, the police said. (Representational)


An aircraft with two trainee pilots on board crashed in Madhya Pradesh’s Balaghat district on Saturday, Press Trust of India reported quoting the police.

The charred body of a man was found in the mountains of Lanji and Kirnapur areas, about 40 km from the Balaghat district headquarters, near the crash site, Superintendent of Police Sameer Saurabh told PTI in the evening.

He said efforts are on to identify the body while a search is on for the missing woman trainee pilot.

As per the preliminary information, the trainer aircraft had taken off from the Birsi airport in the Gondia district of Maharashtra bordering Balaghat, the police officer said.

Further details are awaited.

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