It was a pilot’s worst nightmare.
A small plane from a flying crashed shortly after takeoff when its engine lost power, and the entire terrifying incident was captured on video.
The single engine aircraft, a PIpistrel Sinus 912S belonging to the Indian Jharkhand Flying School, crashed into a house shortly after takeoff from Dhanbad Airport in Jharkhand, India, according to a report from India Today.
“Information was received at the police station that a glider crash had happened near Birsa Munda,” ASI SK Mandal of Barwada Police Station said. “Police teams have reached the spot and are stationed there. Two people were injured. And we're further checking.”
The pilot and passenger, a 14-year-old child, survived the crash but are said to be in “grave condition” with no further information provided by authorities.