Two pilots, including a trainee, were killed after their Cessna aircraft crashed in Sultanpur village in Vikarabad district of Telangana, the state of India.
Vikarabad police reached the crash site and removed the bodies from they wreckage. One of the deceased was recognised as Prakash Vishal, who was a trainee pilot.
The trainer plane crashed in an agricultural field killing both the pilots. One of the pilots has been identified as Prakash Vishal. Another pilot, a woman, is yet to be identified.
They lost control due to rain and high speed winds after their engine failed. The flight had taken off from Begumpet airport in Hyderabad and was in the air for 45 minutes before the mishap happened. The pilots tried to land the flight safely for 10 minutes but failed to do so.
The incident came just two days after a trainer aircraft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra’s Shirpur on Friday.