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Aligarh: Aircraft crashes at Dhanipur airstrip, all six onboard safe with no injuries 

Mangled remains of a private trainer aircraft as it crashed at Dhanipur Air Strip in Aligarh. Photograph:( ANI )

ANI Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh Aug 28, 2019, 07.39 AM (IST)

A trainer aircraft, VT-AVV, crashed in Aligarh at the Dhanipur airstrip after one of its wheels got stuck in wires during the landing on Tuesday.

According to the order, the plane crash took place at around 8:45 am on Tuesday.

All passengers in the aircraft were rescued safely following the crash, according to City Magistrate, Aligarh, Vinit Kumar Singh.

"Six people were on board the aircraft when it crashed after one of its wheels got stuck in the wire during landing. All the 6 people are safe with no injuries," Singh told ANI here. 

Fire tenders rushed to the site of the crash as the plane caught fire and were able to get the situation under control.

Aligarh District Magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh ordered a magisterial inquiry into Aligarh chartered service plane crash case.

"I have issued an order for a magisterial inquiry into this matter. I have further directed Vineet Kumar Singh, City Magistrate Aligarh, to investigate the reason behind the crash," Singh wrote in the order.