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.