Monday, February 03, 2020

Glider crashes in Jharkhand, engineer killed, pilot injured

Dumka: A glider crashed in Jharkhand's Dumka district on Monday, killing the engineer and injuring the pilot on board, police said here.

Thirty-two-year-old engineer Dharmendra Kumar Singh succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Dumka while the pilot, Captain J P Singh has been referred to a hospital in West Bengal's Durgapur, Deputy Commissioner Rajeswari B said.

District Superintendent of Police Y S Ramesh told PTI that the glider (light aircraft) crashed at Dumka airport on Monday evening.

He said the cause of the crash is yet to be ascertained.
03/02/20 PTI/India Today
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