Kanpur, Sep 3 IANS | 1 year ago

A glider flown by a woman trainee pilot Wednesday crashed into a residential colony here, police said.

The incident took place around 3 p.m. at the Railway South Colony in Babupurwa area.

The glider, belonging to a private aviation firm, was on a training flight when the pilot lost control and it nosedived after losing altitude.

Police said the residential quarters had been vacated a few weeks back as it had to be demolished. Hence there was no loss of life.

The pilot was admitted to a medical facility where she is said to be in serious condition. The two-seater glider was damaged in the crash.

(Posted on 03-09-2014)

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