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Update: 5 killed in chartered plane crash in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area

A chartered plane crashes in an open area in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar.

The plane fell near Ghatkopar’s Jagriti building.

“The aircraft took off from Juhu airport for test flight. There were two pilots and two AMEs on board,” according to DGCA statement.

”All on board aircraft along with one person on ground are dead. Accident site is Ghatkoper, Mumbai. DGCA team on way for prelim investigation. AAIB shall do detailed one,” DGCA on Mumbai chartered plane crash.

“The chartered plane which has crashed (in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar) does not belong to UP govt. The state govt had sold it to Mumbai’s UY Aviation. The deal was done after the plane had met with an accident in Allahabad”, said Principal Secretary of Information for Uttar Pradesh govt Avnish Awasthi.

So far, the cause of the crash is yet to be ascertained.

The crashed government aircraft was a five-seater plane however, the number of passengers is yet not known. Five-person has been confirmed dead in the plane crash. Govind pandit is the civilian who died in plane crash.

This is a developing story, more details awaiting.

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