Delhi: An air ambulance with seven persons on board crash landed in Najafgarh area of South West Delhi after both its engines apparently shut down but no one sustained any major injury.
The 27-year old plane belonging to Chandigarh-based private operator Alchemist Airways had to force land after both its engines failed, airport officials said.
The six other onboard persons include Rupesh (doctor), Jung Bahadur (aircraft technician), Juhi and Bhagwan Rai (both relatives of the patient), Amit Kumar (pilot) and Rohit (co-pilot).
We take a look at how the pilot saved seven lives after engine failure:
- The six-seater Beech King Air C-90A aircraft crash landed at around 2:40 PM on a field in Kair village in Najafgarh about 10 km from the Indira Gandhi international Airport, police officials said.
- The plane's first engine stopped functioning at 1422 hours prompting the Commander to seek emergency landing.
- The aircraft was in touch with to Air Traffic Control as it was in the final approach to landing.
- The pilot informed that both the engines had failed.
- At 1440 hours, the ATC received a phone call that the aircraft has crash landed.
(With Agency inputs)