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Indian army aircraft crashes in Bihar, villagers demand compensation for crop loss

A gathering of villagers near Indian aircraft that crashed in Gaya Bihar on January 29, 2022. [Photo: Twitter]

Gaya: An aircraft of the Indian Army’s Officers’ Training Academy in Gaya, Bihar on Friday crashed soon after taking off during training due to a technical glitch.

Both the pilots in the aircraft are safe, ANI reported quoting an official. The two-seater aircraft M-102 was being used by the Air Force Station of Gaya for training purposes.

The official said that there were two pilots, one of whom was undergoing training in the aircraft when a technical glitch arose. The two pilots managed to land the aircraft in the agricultural field in the Bagdaha Beli Ahar village under Bodh Gaya police station. The training had started in the OTA ground on Friday morning from where it took off.

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