Aircraft crashes in Azamgarh
Azamgarh: A trainee pilot Kunal Saran was killed after his aircraft crashed in a field near Kairuddinpur Pusasa village in Sarai Mir police station area of Azamgarh district on Monday.
According to reports, the local residents saw the aircraft falling into the field around 11.20 am. A large number of villages gathered at the site, and they informed the police. Senior police officials including Azamgarh SP Sudhir Kumar Singh went to the site after getting information.
The SP said that the trainee pilot was on a solo flight from the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA), Fursatganj in Amethi district. The aircraft was on a way to Mau, when it crashed in Sarai Mir area. The pilot was killed on the spot. His body has been recovered. The matter was also informed to the IGRUA authorities.