Major tragedy averted in Hyderabad as a crane carrying Air India plane crashes near Begumpet Airport - PHOTOS

A crane carrying an old Air India plane crashed near Hyderabad on Sunday. 

Last Updated: Apr 10, 2016, 11:46 AM IST
Major tragedy averted in Hyderabad as a crane carrying Air India plane crashes near Begumpet Airport - PHOTOS

Hyderabad: A crane carrying an old Air India plane crashed near Hyderabad on Sunday. 

The incident took place near Begumpet Airport in Bowenpally area of the city. 

"An old hull stationed at Old Begumpet airport in Hyderabad was being moved from Air India hanger for training purpose," said a statement from Air India.

"Hull was successfully taken out of airport but at 1 particular moment crane gave away and hull became unstable landing on the ground. Though the hull landed on the ground it can be used for training purpose as planned initially," said the statement.

So far no causalities have been reported in the incident. (Details awaited)