A woman beginner pilot of a personal aviation coaching institute died once Associate in Nursing craft crashed close to Thungathurthy village of Peddavoora mandal in Nalgonda district on weekday morning.
The victim was identified as Maheema Gajaraj (29), a native of Ayanavaram in Chennai, who was training with Hyderabad-based Flytech Aviation Academy.
The mishap transpire at 10.50 am once the automobile craft Cessna -152, that belongs to Flytech Aviation Academy, crashed in associate open land close to Thungathurthy village. The initiate pilot died on the spot inside the incident. the explanation for the crash is all the same to be ascertained.
Maheema had joined the academy for a pilot coaching course on Gregorian calendar month nineteen, 2021. She took off the flight at around 10.30 am from the Aviation Academy’s operations web site close to Macherla in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, on Nalgonda border.
According to the eye witnesses, the aircraft lost control and spun in the air before the crash. Smoke bellowed from the crashed aircraft, but no fire was noticed. On witnessing the same, several villagers rushed to the spot and found a disintegrated body lying under the crashed aircraft. Alerted by the locals, the police and revenue department officials rushed to the spot. Some eyewitnessesspotted the aircraft flying near a 133 KV electric line before the crash.
An eye witness Vanguri Gangaiah, native of Ramannagudem thanda, aforesaid that the craft was seen coming back from Nagarjuna Sagar aspect. A loud sound was heard after the aircraft crashed on the land, he added. The aircraft had not come into contact with the electric pole before the crash, he added.
Superintendent of Police Rema Rajeshwari visited the place and the officials about the incident.
Speaking to the media, she enlightened that the craft was embarked on from the operations institute of the academy, that was settled close to Macherla of Guntur district in state state at 10.30 am. tho’ Cessna -152 craft was a auto general aviation craft, solely the victim was flying in it at the time of the incident. additionally to the Director General of Civil Aviation of Bharat (DGCA), the police would conjointly investigate the incident to establish the reason for the incident.
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