Hyderabad, Feb 26: In a tragic incident, a female trainee pilot was killed after a trainer aircraft crashed in the Nalgonda district of Telangana on Saturday morning.
As per reports, the trainee, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was training at a Hyderabad-based training institute that also operates from Nagarjuna Sagar.
The aircraft crashed into agricultural fields at Tungaturthi village of Peddavoora Mandal in Nalgonda district in which the trainee pilot was killed.
Being informed by the farmers working in the fields, police rushed to the spot.
According to eyewitnesses, the aircraft was flying from Nagarjuna Sagar when it crashed to the ground and erupted in flames at around 11:30 am.
Further investigation is underway, said a police official.