Wing Commander GS Cheema Dies In Aircraft Crash
Wing Commander GS Cheema Dies In Aircraft Crash. A microlight aircraft crashed here on Monday in the Army cantonment area, killing an Indian Air Force pilot and injuring an NCC cadet.
A Pipistrel Virus SW 80 trainer aircraft crashed soon after taking off from the Patiala Aviation Club airport, killing Wing Commander G S Cheema, an official spokesperson said.
Wing Commander G S Cheema was on deputation at an NCC unit.
In the crash of the two-seater aircraft, an NCC cadet too was injured.
The injured NCC cadet was identified as Vipin Kumar Yadav of Mohindra College, Patiala, the official said.
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IN AN UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT, NCC MICROLIGHT CRASHED DURING A TRAINING MISSION AT PATIALA ON 24 FEB 20. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKE-OFF, PILOT IN COMMAND, GP CAPT GS CHEEMA, LOST HIS LIFE IN THE ACCIDENT. TRAINEE VIPIN YADAV, IS INJURED & IS IN MEDICAL CARE. A COURT OF INQUIRY HAS BEEN SET UP TO ASCERTAIN THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT. READ MORE AT DEFENCEDIRECTEDUCATION.COM #INDIANAIRFORCE #INDIANARMY #INDIANNAVY