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MP: Trainee pilot injured as aircraft crash lands in Guna

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BHOPAL: A woman pilot was injured after a trainer

aircraft crash

landed in

Guna

district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.
The plane had taken off from

Neemuch

to

Dhana airstrip

in Sagar around 11:30 am. Technical snag is suspected to be the cause of the crash, officials said.
Officials said the pilot identified as Nancy Mishra, who was a student of the

Chimes Aviation Academy

, in Sagar had sought to make an emergency landing at the Guna aerodrome after reporting an engine issue.

However, during the landing attempt, the aircraft collided with a tree and crashed into bushes near a pond around 4 pm. Police and administrative teams reached the spot. The area of the crash has been cordoned off, restricting access. The CID team also conducted an inspection of the site.

Sub-Inspector Chanchal Mishra told media that the trainee aircraft was en route from Neemuch to Sagar when a malfunction occurred, leading to the emergency landing and subsequent crash. The aircraft belonged to Chimes Aviation Academy, Dhana.

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