KOTA BARU: A single-engine light aircraft crash landed in an open space at a densely-populated residential area, near here, causing its 20-year-old pilot to suffer head and leg injuries.
Firemen took 15 minutes to pull M. Shankar out of the wrecked Piper Warrior II craft after they rushed there upon receiving a distress call at around 12.45pm yesterday.
Shankar, from Kuala Lumpur and a trainee of a flying school here, was said to be attempting to land the craft at the Pengkalan Chepa airport about 800m away when the plane crashed in the open space.
Shankar was admitted at the sRaja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital, w…
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