5 dead in Ghatkopar, Mumbai chartered plane crash

Jun 28 2018 02:32 PM

The chartered plane which has crashed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar does not belong to UP govt. The state govt had sold it to Mumbai's UY Aviation. The deal was done after the plane had met with an accident in Allahabad, Principal Secretary Information Avnish Awasthi in Uttar Pradesh told ANI the leading news agency of South Asia.

Two pilots, two Aircraft Maintenance Engineers on board & one person on the ground are dead in the Mumbai chartered plane crash: Directorate General of Civil Aviation informed as ANI tweeted.

A chartered plane has crashed near Jagruti building in Ghatkopar where construction work was going on as ANI reported.

 Earlier there were reports that A chartered plane has crashed in Ghatkopar belongs to UP Govt. Fire tenders and an ambulance are on the spot. Firefighting operations are underway.

But DD news reported on his twitter account that Uttar Pradesh Govt aircraft VT-UPZ, KING AIR C90 crashed near Sarvoday Nagar, Ghatkopar; fire brigade rushed to spot.

Here is the tweet

 From the TV reports, 5 passengers and one man who was passing from the spot are dead.

According to NDTV The plane, a Beechcraft King Air C90 turboprop was crashed.

 According to Times now The plane crashed near Sarvodaya Nagar in Ghatkopar, next to a building under construction.
However, the number of passengers on this plane was not known. According to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, the accident took place in an open area in Ghatkopar area of Mumbai.

More details are awaited.

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