Aircraft crashed into construction site

Four persons on board and one person on the ground were killed when a private aircraft crashed into a building under construction at Ghatkopar.The pilot Pradeep Rajput, co- pilot Marya Zuberi, the maintenance engineer, aircraft technician and a passerby were killed in the crash.

The co- pilot Marya was the first pilot in her family.She had 1,000 hours of flying experience and had been flying for the past 17 years.Her husband Prabhat Kathuria said that his wife messaged him after reaching Juhu airport.He sent back a message but did not get a reply as by the time the plane had crashed.The couple have a 15 year old daughter.The crash is said to be due to bad weather conditions.