Plane skids off runway; close shave for UP minister
New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Yadav on Saturday had a miraculous escape when a small plane carrying him skidded off the runway after landing at the IGI airport here.
The incident took place at around 12 noon when the plane skidded off the runway after landing and the nose-wheel got stuck in mud, airport sources said.
The plane with six people onboard, including Yadav and two pilots, was coming from Lucknow.
The minister and his co-passengers were taken to the medical facility at the airport where they underwent treatment for minor injuries, the sources said.
The aircraft is owned by the Uttar Pradesh government.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch video: The epic battle between 'Machli' tigress and a 14-foot-long crocodile!
- India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle historic dispute; people rejoice
- Home Ministry holds high-level meet over ISIS
- Watch: Passenger plane dangerously oscillates before touching runway
- 'Remembering Dr APJ Abdul Kalam' - President Pranab Mukherjee's photo tribute on Twitter