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3 killed in Hyderabad Navy plane crash

Written by: Staff

Hyderabad, Mar 3: Two Navy pilots and a civilian died when a Navy plane crashed during the air show near Begumpet airport in Hyderabad.

According to reports, the aircraft crashed into a two-storied building while performing an aerobatic manoeuvre with three other aircraft.

An HJT-16 Kiran Mk2 trainer built by Hindustan Aeronautics, crashed a couple of minutes before noon.

2:08 PM

Hyd: Navy plane crashes, pilot killed

According to latest reports, pilot has been killed and four civilians were injured when Indian Navy aircraft crashed during an air show on Wednesday, Mar 3 in Hyderabad.

Police Commissioner A K Khan said, "The Kiran MK-II plane, which was part of the 'Sagar Pawan' aerobatic team participating in a display at the India Aviation show, crashed into a building."

He further said, "The pilot is dead. So far one building is damaged. We have to see how many people were inside it... Four persons have been injured."

1:08 PM

Hyd: Indian Navy plane crashes during air show

A Surya Kiran aircraft of the Indian Navy has been crashed into a residential area during an air show on Wednesday, Mar 3.

The aircraft crashed during a formation that was part of an air show organized for the inaugural event of the India Aviation Summit.

It has crashed on a building near the Begumpet airport.

Smoke can be seen at the site of the crash. Fire fighters are on location.

12:35 PM

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