Training aircraft crashes in Lahore, two dead

LAHORE: A training aircraft crashes in Model Town area of Lahore on Thursday resulting in death of two persons. Training aircraft crashes in Lahore, two dead. Officials said

Police said the aircraft came down in Lahore’s wealthy Model Town neighbourhood but that no one on the ground was hurt. Television footage showed the mangled wreck of a small white plane marked Hybrid Aviation.

“A two-seater trainee plane of Hybrid Aviation crashed. Captain Anita Qureshi along with the trainee pilot have been killed,” Farooq Ahmad, a spokesman for the rescue service 1122, told AFP.

Police official Maroof Safdar Wala said the plane crashed into a house, but that the residents were safe.

“Rescue people are here and they are trying to cut the bodies out of the plane,” local resident Tahir Kardar, a retired colonel, told a local television channel.

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