Punjab

AIRCRAFT CRASHES IN PATIALA, CAPT. AMARINDER EXPRESSES ANGUISH, CONDOLES PILOT’S TRAGIC DEATH

February 24, 2020 06:38 PM

Chandigarh/Patiala (Face2News)

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday expressed deep anguish over the crash of a micro light aircraft in the Army Cantonment Area, Patiala, this morning, which left an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot dead.

While Group Captain G.S. Cheema died in the tragic accident, a NCC trainee from local Government Mohindra College, Vipin Kumar Yadav, was injured.

Captain Amarinder Singh mourned the demise of Group Captain G.S. Cheema in the crash, and prayed to the Almighty to give courage to the bereaved family, said an official spokesperson. He also prayed for peace for the departed soul.
The Chief Minister also wished speedy recovery to the injured undergoing treatment in the Command Hospital, Chandigarh. Group Commander Cheema had been imparting training to the cadets of NCC 3rd Air Squadron at Air Force Station.

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