Trainer aircraft crash lands in Pune, pilot hurt
   Date :26-Jul-2022

Trainer aircraft crash 
A SINGLE-SEATER aircraft crash landed during a training session in Maharashtra’s Pune district on Monday, said an official from a private aviation academy to which the plane belonged. Its woman pilot suffered minor injuries, police and a medical officer said.
The incident took place at Kadbanwadi in Indapur tehsil around 11.30 am. The aircraft had taken off from the Baramati airport in Pune, a police official said. The Cessna 152 VY-ALI plane belonged to the Academy of Carver Aviation located near the Baramati airport.
The pilot, Bhavika Rathod, received minor injuries and was admitted to a hospital for treatment, the police official said. The aircraft was damaged, he added. The pilot received minor injuries, said a medical officer from a primary health centre in Shelgaon who had gone to the accident spot.
Vaibhav Shah, financial in-charge at the Academy of Carver Aviation, said the incident took place during a training session. “Since ours is a pilot training academy, the exact cause of the crash landing will be ascertained after an investigation,” he said. The pilot is safe. It was a skilful and safe crash landing by the pilot, he said.
In February 2019, a trainer aircraft crashed near Rui village in Indapur tehsil. The pilot, who was flying solo, had suffered injuries.