By Sagay Raj: A technical glitch compelled a Redbird training aircraft carrying a pilot and a trainee pilot to opt for an emergency landing on a farm field in Karnataka’s Belagavi.

The two pilots onboard sustained minor injuries and were taken to the Airforce hospital.

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According to sources, the training aircraft, carrying a pilot and a trainee pilot, took off at 9:30 am from Sambra airport in Belagavi.

However, after facing a technical glitch mid-air, it landed on a farm field at Honnihala village in Belagavi.

It was a training aircraft for the trainers of the Flight Training Centre in Belagavi.

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Airforce personnel, training school authorities, and fire tenders rushed to the spot as soon as they received the news.

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