BAF training plane crashes in Bogra | The Daily Star
11:00 PM, October 22, 2009 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:00 PM, October 22, 2009

BAF training plane crashes in Bogra

Pilots safe


The wreckage of the Bangladesh Air Force training aircraft after it crashed at an airport in Arulia of Bogra yesterday. Photo: SK Enamul Haq

A training aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force crashed while landing at a local airport at Arulia in Bogra sadar upazila yesterday.
The injured pilots, squadron leaders Jamal Uddin Ahmed and AAMM Shamsujjahan, were undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital in Bogra.
"The injured are now out of danger," Corporal Feroz told The Daily Star.
After the incident that took place around 12:00noon, an investigation team was formed to find out the reason behind the plane crash.
As the news of the crash spread, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal SM Ziaur Rahman rushed to Bogra. He also paid a visit to the injured squadron leaders, an ISPR press release said.
On information, officials from the local airport rushed to the spot and rescued the pilots, reported our staff correspondent in Bogra.

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