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Five people died in Mumbai as UP Government Chartered Plane Crashes

Five people died in Mumbai as UP Government Chartered Plane Crashes
Written by Abhishek Lohia

UP Government chartered plane has crashed in a thickly populated area of Mumbai-Ghatkopar. The accident happened near at Ghatkopar Jagriti Building where the construction work was going on. Total 5 people died in this accident. The place from which the plane crashed is a residential area. It is being told that the VT-UPZ aircraft number KING AIR C90 has been found accident and five people died in this accident. The fire brigade has reached the accidental spot. police is investigating the case. The aircraft was flying towards Juhu airport when it crashed near Ghatkopar.  BJP MP Kirit Somaiya said that he is on the spot and pilots are still inside the plane. He also said that one pedestrian has died in the incident. Ghatkopar, the area where the incident has taken place, is a busy suburb in eastern Mumbai.

Plane Crash Highlights

2:40 PM IST-  Dead bodies have been taken to Rajawadi Hospital. The hospital has said two persons were brought with serious injuries.

2:35 PM IST- There were two pilots and two aircraft maintenance engineers board in the plane. Apart from four people on board the plane, a passerby who has been passing the spot has also died.

2:30 PM IST- The Mumbai plane crash took place around 1.35 pm.

2:20 PM IST– The plane was about to land when it crashed near Sarvoday Nagar in Ghatkopar.

2:10 PM IST- The rescue operations have started after the plane crash. Mumbai’s Metropolitan Fire Brigade, 108 ambulance service and police services have been mobilized. A team of NDRF(National Disaster Relief Force) has also been rushed to the spot.

1:55 PM IST-  Four bodies have been recovered from the spot. The plane Crashed on a construction site in Ghatkopar’s residential area. At the time of the accident, 7 people were on the plane. It is being said the crashed Plane was not related with UP government, the UP government was sold it.

 

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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