Plane crashes in India, pilot escapes unhurt

20:14, May 14, 2010      

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A pilot training plane Friday crashed on a field near the western Indian state of Gujarat's Ahmedabad city when it developed a engine glitch during a training session, but the pilot managed to escape unhurt, a senior police official said.

"The Cessna-152 of Ahmedabad Aviation and Aeronautics crash landed on the field in the outskirts of Ahmedabad. However, the pilots on board escaped unhurt.

The mishap took place when the pilot tried to land the plane following an engine snag. The plane caught fire after it crashed. Fire engines rushed to the spot to douse the flames," the official said.

A probe has been ordered into the incident, he added.

Source:Xinhua

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