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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229760
Last updated: 10 November 2019
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Date:06-OCT-2019
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy
Registration: VT-RGF
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sultanpur, Vikarabad, Telangana -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Hyderabad-Begumpet Airport (BPM/VOHY)
Destination airport:Gulbarga Airport (VOGB)
Narrative:
On October 6, 2019, about 0750 coordinated universal time, a Cessna 172, VT-RGF, impacted terrain near Sultanpur, India after requesting to turn back due to bad weather. The student pilot and passenger were fatally injured, and the airplane was destroyed. The airplane was operated under the pertinent civil regulations of the government of India.

Sources:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/cessna-aircraft-crashes-in-telangana-two-trainee-pilots-killed/articleshow/71464437.cms
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/pilot-killed-after-trainer-aircraft-crashes-at-vikarabad-district-in-telangana/story-P5GL3LSvpkPu7TTYwMayzL.html
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/3rd-cessna-crash-in-1-year-2-pilots-killed-in-vikarabad/articleshow/71470564.cms
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/two-trainee-pilots-killed-plane-crash-100-km-hyderabad-110065

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20191007X02421&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2019 09:24 gerard57 Added
06-Oct-2019 10:09 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2019 10:11 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
06-Oct-2019 17:34 Iceman 29 Updated [Location]
07-Oct-2019 20:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
07-Oct-2019 20:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Oct-2019 02:07 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Nov-2019 11:14 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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