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Cessna 560XL Citation Excel, VT-AVV, Air Charter Services: Accident occurred August 27, 2019 at Aligarh Airport, India

NTSB Identification: WPR19WA254
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in Aligarh, India
Aircraft: CESSNA 560, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 27, 2019, at 0310 universal coordinated time, a Cessna 560 XL airplane, VT-AVV, collided with an electrical cable during the landing at the Aligarh Airport, Aligarh, India. The airplane was destroyed during the post crash fire. The airplane was operated under the pertinent civil regulations of the Government of India.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of India. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of India. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau

Safdarjung Airport,
New Delhi, India - 110003
Tel: 011-24658051
Fax: (91) 11 2469-3963

A private aircraft crashed on Tuesday at the Ghanipur air strip in Uttar Pradesh.

The pilot and six others escaped with minor injuries.

A relief and rescue team has reached the crash site. 

Sources said that the aircraft was flying in from Delhi to Aligarh.

It crashed during landing when it apparently touched a high tension line. 

An inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

Senior officials at crash site refused to comment.

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