Two trainee pilots killed in an aircraft crash near Hyderabad

October 6th, 2019

Hyderabad: Two trainee pilots were reportedly killed on the spot when a Cessna aircraft crashed in cotton fields near Sultanpur village under Bantwaram mandal of Vikarabad district about100 km from Hyderabad. on Sunday afternoon.

The pilot apparently lost control of the aircraft as it toppled in the air several times before crashing into the fields.

According to the information, the ill-fated aircraft left Begumpet airport and crashed in the cotton fields in Sultanpur killing Prakash Vishal and another trainee pilot of Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy. Officials of district administration, police and aviation academy rushed to the spot. The crash is suspected to have occurred due to bad weather.   -YTN STAFF