Kancheepuram: Police have registered a
case in connection with the crash of an IAF trainer aircraft
into a lake near Chennai even as its wreckage has been moved
to the airbase.
The case was registered on a complaint from the local
Village Administrative Officer about the January 31 crash in
which the two pilots ejected to safety, police said today.
The police inquiries would be based on the report that
would be filed by the IAF authorities who were yet to conclude
their probe, they said.
The two-seater Kiran Mk II basic trainer aircraft, which
had taken off from the Air Force Station at Tambaram on
Chennai outskirts plunged into the lake at Iyencheri village.
Parts of the aircraft were salvaged and removed to the
Tambaram base yesterday.