Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Let L-23 Super Blanik, VT-GLK: Incident occurred March 09, 2016 in Pune, India



A glider aircraft which had taken off from the Gliding Centre in Hadapsar made an emergency landing.

The 65-year-old pilot of the aircraft was unhurt in the incident, Gliding Centre authorities said.

A probe by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Division from the office of Director General of Civil Aviation will be conducted into the incident.

The glider aircraft — being flown by pilot Laxman Kokate, who is experienced and one of the oldest glider pilots from the Gliding Centre, Pune, had taken off around 2:15 pm on Wednesday.

A probe will be conducted by the Aircraft Accident division of the DGCA into the incident.

Original article can be found here: http://indianexpress.com

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