Charter plane owned by Tehelka’s KD Singh crash lands in Delhi


A charter plane, operating as air ambulance, with seven people on board was forced to crash land in Delhi Najafgarh area on Tuesday.

Air ambulance that crash landed in Delhi
Air ambulance that crash landed in Delhi

The air ambulance belongs to Alchemist Airlines, run by the Tehelka owner and Trinamool’s Rajya Sabha MP, KD Singh.

The injured have been taken to the nearby hospital.

Alchemist Airlines Air Ambulance had taken off from Patna and was enroute to Delhi when it crashed at 2:45PM.

The MoS, civil aviation, Mahesh Sharma, said that the Director General of Civil Aviation had launched investigation into the crash landing of Alchemist Airlines owned charter air ambulance.

ANI quoted the DGCA as saying that the aircraft had landed 6.0 nautical miles short of IGI airport after the pilot reported failure of both engines adding that all seven on board were safe.