NCC micro light aircraft crashes in Patiala; Group Commander died
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
In an air crash, a micro aircraft of NCC 3rd air squadron Patiala crashes here. The trainer of the micro aircraft of NCC 3rd air squadron Patiala Group Commander G S Cheema died and two cadets were injured in this crash. The injured were admitted to Military Hospital Patiala.
A Pipistrel Virus SW 80 trainer aircraft crashed soon after taking off from the Patiala Aviation Club airport, killing Wing Commander G S Cheema, who was on deputation at an NCC unit here. In the crash of the two-seater aircraft, an NCC cadet too was injured.
As per the eyewitnesses, the plane was seen drifting in air after the pilot loast control. “It nosedived and collided with a tree before crashing into the ground,”said eyewitness.