On Sunday evening, a training plane tipped over upon landing at Bengaluru’s Jakkur Aerodrome. According to authorities, one person was injured while the other was unharmed.
A private flying institute owns a Cessna 185 tailwheel aircraft that is used for skydiving.
Cheryl Ann Stearns, an international skydiving champion, was a passenger on the plane and suffered minor injuries.
The pilot came to her rescue.
According to reports, the pilot saw dogs and birds on the runway after landing and took fast action, causing the plane to topple.
“Everything was OK until the touchdown, according to the pilot’s statement.
The pilot noticed dogs approaching the plane as it was rolling down the runway.
The pilot tried evasive efforts to avoid them, which resulted in the plane tumbling over.
“The DGCA is looking into the incident.”
Cheryl Ann Stearns was familiarising the pilot on a skydiving sortie while the pilot was on a practise run, according to a report.
According to eyewitnesses, Stearns, who is headquartered in the United States, instructed the pilot on how to make a sky diving model.
Those on the runway spotted a flock of birds and some dogs after getting off the plane and on board. The pilot subsequently lost control of the plane, which crashed to the ground.
The plane was severely damaged as a result of the crash.
The Civil Aviation Directorate, the airline regulator, began an inquiry on Sunday, and it was learned that another team arrived to investigate the accident on Monday.
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