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MP: 1 Pilot dead, another injured after aircraft crashes into temple during training in Rewa

At the time of the accident, this two-seater plane first collided with a tree, then collided with the dome of the temple and fell on the ground.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Rewa (MP): In a tragic incident, A plane crashed during training in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. A pilot died in this accident. Another one was injured there. During the accident, the plane also hit a tree and a temple. The incident is of Umri village under Chorhat police station.

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This two-seater plane crashed between 11:00 and 11:30 last night. In this, the trainer was killed, while the trainee pilot was injured. At the time of the accident, this two-seater plane first collided with a tree, then collided with the dome of the temple and fell on the ground.

The pilot died on the spot, while the trainee is being treated at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Rewa. His condition is being told out of danger. The plane crashed three kilometers after taking off from the Rewa Chorhata airstrip.

Rewa District Magistrate Manoj Pushp tweeted from his official Twitter handle, “Capt Vimal Kumar (50), a resident of Patna (Bihar), while a trainee pilot from Jaipur (Rajasthan) died tragically in the crash of the training aircraft.” Sonu Yadav (23) was injured.”

Regarding this accident in Rewa district, about 400 km from the capital Bhopal, JP Patel, in-charge of Chorhatta police station, said that 30-year-old Captain Vishal Yadav died in the accident, while trainee pilot Anshul Yadav was injured.

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Rewa Collector Manoj Pushp and Superintendent of Police Nanveet Bhasin have visited the spot. Detailed information about the accident is awaited.

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