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VIDEO: 5 dead as chartered plane crashes in Mumbai

Jun 28, 2018, 2:53 PM IST

A chartered plane crashed at Ghatkopar in Mumbai, killing five. Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed, two pilots, two aircraft maintenance engineers and a pedestrian were dead in the tragic incident. The plane has been identified as VT-UPZ, KING AIR C90 and belonged to UY Aviation, owned by a Mumbai-based company. The 12-seater plane crashed into a construction site in the busy Ghatkopar area of Mumbai suburb. Initial media reports said it was a test flight. The same plane was earlier owned by Uttar Pradesh government but sold in 2014. The mishap occurred while the plane was landing, at 1.30 PMtoday and the fire tenders have rushed to the spot and are trying to douse the fire. Watch the video here.

 

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