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.