Airplane crash in the US state of California on Monday. Two including Indian-origin doctors died in a plane crash in America, fire also broke out in nearby houses.
Two people, including an Indian-origin cardiologist, died in a plane crash in the US state of California on Monday. Due to the accident, nearby houses caught fire, causing considerable damage.
According to Arizona’s Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC), the crashed twin-engine Cessna C340 aircraft belonged to Dr. Sugata Das, who was working at the institute.
He was also a trained pilot. A TV station affiliated with CBS-NBC said it was not yet confirmed whether Das was the pilot of the plane at the time of the accident.
YRMC Chief Medical Officer Bharat Magoo said in a statement, “We are saddened to learn of the plane crash of cardiologist Sugata Das.
Airplane crash in the US state of California: The plane crashed near Santi (California). He was an excellent cardiologist and a devoted family member.
Two houses were gutted in a fire following the accident near Santana High School in Santi. Five other houses and several vehicles were also damaged.
Firefighters brought the fire under control after a lot of effort. The other person killed in the accident was a UPS worker, who was working on the ground at the time of the incident.
According to the report, at around 12.30 pm, the authorities received information about the plane crash in the area near Greencastle Street.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the time of the accident at 12.15 am.
According to the FAA, ‘the number of people on board the plane is not yet known.’ The Cessna C 340 aircraft can seat six passengers.
Born in a Bengali family, Das grew up in Pune, according to the institute’s website. He was also the director of the Power of Love Foundation.
It is an American non-profit organization that helps women and children abroad who are infected or affected by AIDS and HIV.
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