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IAF AN-32 crashlands in Chandigarh, 9 injured

india Updated: Sep 20, 2014 23:03 IST
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An IAF AN-32 transport aircraft was involved in a "hard landing" on Saturday at the Chandigarh airfield sparking a minor fire and leaving nine people on board including the four-member crew with minor injuries.

The Russian-built AN-32 was on a flight from Bhatinda when the incident occurred at around 9:30 pm, an IAF spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said the aircraft has been damaged.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

The nine people on board the AN-aircraft comprised a four-member crew besides five passengers, who were all IAF personnel, the spokesperson said.

The aicraft after landing veered off the runaway, the spokesperson added.

Further details are awaited.