• Thursday, August 28, 2014

BAF training plane crash-lands in Jessore

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The plane hit the paddy field in Mahidia area of Jessore Sadar upazila just an hour after it took off from Jessore Airport on Thursday. Photo: Star
The plane hit the paddy field in Mahidia area of Jessore Sadar upazila just an hour after it took off from Jessore Airport on Thursday. Photo: Star

A training plane of Bangladesh Air Force crash-landed into a paddy field due to technical glitch in Sadar upazila of Jessore this morning.

Two pilots of the PT-6 plane – Pilot Officer Jamil and Squadron Leader Faruk -- received minor injuries, reports our Jessore correspondent.

They were whisked off to Jessore Air Force base by a helicopter five minutes into the crash-landing that took place at Mahidia around 11:30am, air force sources said.

The plane hit the paddy field just an hour after it took off from Jessore Airport, the sources added.

Published: 1:34 pm Thursday, February 06, 2014

Last modified: 10:05 pm Thursday, February 06, 2014

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