Two killed as trainer aircraft crashes near Ujjain

A trainer aircraft crashed today after hitting a high tension electricity line, killing the pilot and a woman co-pilot at a place about 15km from here, police said.

Updated: May 19, 2010, 21:39 PM IST

Ujjain: A trainer aircraft crashed today
after hitting a high tension electricity line, killing the
pilot and a woman co-pilot at a place about 15km from here,
police said.

The mishap took place after the aircraft took off from
Datana-Matana airstrip, touched the high tension power line
and fell into a dry river bed at Kalayanpura village, they
said.

The two-seater aircraft belonged to Yash Academy.

The pilot and a woman co-pilot were killed in the crash
under Narwar police station area, Additional Superintendent of
Police Dharmendra Choudhary said.

-PTI