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Telangana plane crash: Women trainee pilot dead, Aviation Min Scindia orders probe

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Hyderabad: A female trainee pilot of a private aviation training institute was killed when her aircraft crashed near Thungathurthy village of Peddavoora mandal in Nalgonda district, about 135kms from here, at around 11 a.m. on Saturday.

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The victim was identified as Maheema Gajaraj, 29, of Ayanavaram in Chennai. She was training with Hyderabad-based Flytech Aviation Academy.

Citing preliminary information, a police official said the ill-fated aircraft, which came from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh side, crashed at a village in the district before noon. The woman trainee pilot died on the spot and further details were being ascertained, the official said.

Expressing his grief over the tragic death of the trainee pilot, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia informed that an investigation team has been sent to the accident site.

“Shocked to hear about the tragic crash of a training aircraft in Nalgonda, Telangana. An investigation team has been rushed to the site. Unfortunately, we lost the student pilot. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and loved ones,” tweeted Scindia.

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