Chartered plane catches fire in Aligarh, all six on board escape unhurt

A chartered plane from Delhi caught fire while landing near the Dhanipur airstrip of the air training centre here on Tuesday, with all six on board escaping unhurt, a senior official said. Additional District Magistrate Ranjit Singh said six persons on board, including the pilot, were safe. According to preliminary inquiry, the plane touched a high tension wire, fell on the ground and caught fire. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, the ADM added.