A Cessna aircraft carrying two trainee pilots crashed in the cotton fields of Sultanpur Village in Telegana’s Vikarabad district on Sunday.
The trainee pilots, identified as Prakash Vishal and Amanpreet Kaur, were students of Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy in Hyderabad. As part of their training, they too took their off on Sunday morning from Begumpet airport.
An hour later, the aircraft lost radar contact. Later, we were informed by police about the crash, said an airport official.
Vikarabad police reached the crash site and removed the bodies from they wreckage. The area has been cordoned off.
The incident came just two days after a trainer aircraft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra’s Shirpur on Friday.
May their souls rest in peace.