Training Aircraft Crashes in Central Iran, 2 Injured
- June, 05, 2016 - 15:01
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian Air Force training plane crashed in the central province of Isfahan on Sunday, injuring two people on board.
The PC-7, a light trainer aircraft, took off from Martyr Babaei Airbase near the city of Isfahan.
The crash occurred at 12:20 p.m. local time due to a technical failure.
The aircraft touched the ground near the village of Zafarqand, along a road between the cities of Naeen and Ardestan.
The two people on board the plane have sustained injuries.
The Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer is a low-wing tandem-seat aircraft, capable of basic training functions including aerobatics, instrument, tactical and night flying. It was introduced in 1978.