A Sagarkiran plane crashed into a building in Hyderabad's residential area today. According to reports, the crash occurred during an air show at the Begumpet airport. One person died and five were injured when a Navy plane crashed at an international aviation exhibition on Wednesday. Unconfirmed reports say the plane hit a building in a residential area near Begumpet airport in Hyderabad.
The pilot's fate was not known. Indian Navy spokesman Commander P V Satish confirmed the accident but did not provide details. Witnesses said they heard a loud boom, after which the plane went down. A thick cloud of smoke rose to the sky near the Begumpet airport following the accident. India Aviation 2010, a five-day event from March 3-7, at Begumpet airport features exhibition, conference on civil aviation industry, CEOs Forum, flying display, customer demonstration flights, static display and media conferences.