A trainer aircraft crashed on Birasal airstrip at Kamakshyanar in Dhenkanal district on Monday.
As per initial reports, a trainee pilot, who was on board the aircraft at the time of the incident, has sustained multiple injuries.
Sources said that the trainer aircraft reportedly fell from a height of 15ft. The trainee pilot was flying solo in the aircraft.
Following the incident, the trainee pilot was initially rushed to Birasal Community Health Centre (CHC) and was later shifted to Kamakshyanagar hospital.
It is pertinent to mention here that two including a trainee were killed a two-seater aircraft crashed here in 2020.