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Air Force Trainer Jet Crashes Near Hyderabad, Pilot Ejects Safely

Hyderabad:  A Kiran trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed today in Keesara near Hyderabad. The two-seat trainer was being flown by a flight cadet. 

The pilot, believed to have taken off from the Hakimpet Airforce Station, ejected about 2 km from the crash site using a parachute. The pilot is safe, police said.

The incident took place around 11 am after the plane experienced technical glitches, a police officer added. 

More details are awaited.