Angul: A pilot trainer and a woman trainee pilot were killed in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district on early Monday morning. The two pilots include a trainer Sanjay Kumar Jha and a trainee student Anisha Fatima.
The pilots took off at around 6.30 in the morning for training on a Cessna FA-152 VT-ENF trainer aircraft. Reportedly, after reaching the height of around 15 to 20 feet the aircraft suddenly plunged and crashed.
It is believed that crash caused due to some technical snag.
Cessna FA-152 VT-ENF, Cessna- 152 VT-EUW, Cessna-172 VT-AAY, and Cessna-172R VT-TED are used by GATI authorities for the training exercise.