Last Updated: March 28, 2021, 1716hrs

A Partenavia or P 68crashed, twin-engine trainer aircraft crashed on Saturday in a harvested agricultural field.This happened near Badwai village on the outskirts of Bhopal.

Bhopal Airport Director Anil Vikram, said that there were three people in the aircraft including the pilot.

The aircraft was registered with Pinnacle Air, a private aviation company. It took off from Bhopal airport for Guna and crashed in an agricultural field soon after. The exact cause of the accident is yet to be found.

Sources said that the plane was being flown by Captain Ashwani Sharma.

Soon after the crash, police and fire tenders reached the spot and cordoned it off. The injured crew were taken to a private hospital and are now out of danger.

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