King Air Beechcraft C90 crashes in busy district of Mumbai killing 5

Posted on by Shivesh Manandhar

Five people have died in a plane crash while crash landing over a busiest city of Mumbai, Ghatkopar.

Out of the five casualties, two were pilots and two of them were aircraft maintenance engineer who were on board whereas fifth person was killed on the ground when the Beechcraft King Air C90 aircraft came down in Ghatkopar, a densely-populated area close to a major train station and the city’s airport.

The 23 years old turboprop plane registered to the government of Uttar Pradesh could seat seven passengers. Earlier, it was sold to a Mumbai based company after it met an accident.

The chartered aircraft crashed close to a construction site around two miles from the airport at 1.30 pm on Thursday.

As per the information of a Mumbai fire Official, five bodies had been recovered from the crash site.

India’s Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau has reckoned that it would investigate the incident.

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