IAF aircraft carrying 3 people crashes in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat District, all passengers safe

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) microlight aircraft from the Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad crashed in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat District on October 5 morning.

Aircraft was carrying three persons, including two pilots, on board and all are safe and the aircraft suffered minor damages.

The aircraft fell on its nose in a field.

However, both the pilots on board ejected themselves with the help of parachutes before the aircraft touched the ground.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to probe the cause of the incident.

Earlier on October 1, an Indian Navy Chetak helicopter crash-landed while carrying out dry winching dual training sortie in Rajali, Tamil Nadu.

More details are awaited on the same.