Aircraft crashes in Aligarh, crew make narrow escape

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Aligarh, Aug 27 (IANS) A private aircraft crashed on Tuesday at the Ghanipur air strip here in Uttar Pradesh. The pilot and six others evacuated in the nick of time, escaping with minor injuries.

A relief and rescue team has reached the spot. Sources said that the aircraft was flying in from Delhi to Aligarh.

It crashed during landing when it apparently touched a high tension line. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

Senior officials at the spot refused to comment.

–IANS

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