3 killed in Hyderabad air show plane crash

Hyderabad: Two Navy pilots and a civilian died and two persons were injured when a Navy plane crashed at an international aviation exhibition and hit a building in a residential area near Begumpet airport in Hyderabad.
Officials tell CNN-IBN the aircraft belonged to the Indian Navy’s aerobatic Sagar Pawan team and it crashed into a two-storied building while performing an aerobatic manoeuvre with three other aircraft.
The aircraft, part of the Navy’s aerobatics team that uses four trainers, was unable to pull up from a dive and went into a spiral as the planes were breaking away from the formation and going at different directions.
IANS reports the aircraft, an HJT-16 Kiran Mk2 trainer built by Hindustan Aeronautics, crashed a couple of minutes before noon near the old Begumpet Airport in the heart of the city.
The air show began at 11:05 am and 15 minutes into the air show one of the aircraft was seen breaking away.

 

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