An air ambulance carrying seven people on board crash-landed in a field in Kair village, Najafgarh near Delhi on Tuesday.
Air Ambulance with seven persons on board crash lands in Najafgarh: Delhi Police official.— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 24, 2016
According to reports, the Alchemist Airlines Air Ambulance had taken off from Patna and was on its to Delhi when it crashed at around 2:45 pm.
News18 reported that the crash took place minutes before the plane would have landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is situated six nautical miles from the crash site.
Both the engines for the Alchemist Airways' C-90 Beechking aircraft failed one after the other, which forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in a field, reported NDTV.
Among the seven people on board, five were reported to have been injured and were being rushed to the hospital.
Alchemist Airlines Air Ambulance that crashed in Delhi's Najafgarh area. 5 injured rushed to hospital. pic.twitter.com/ykLttAfRiW— ANI (@ANI_news) May 24, 2016
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