Small aircraft crashes in Mumbai, killing five people
Four people on board and person on ground die in incident in India’s financial capital
Firefighters inspect the site of a plane crash in Mumbai, India. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
A small airplane crashed in a suburb of India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing all four people on board and another person on the ground, police and aviation officials said.
Police said the plane crashed as it was landing and burst into flames. A pedestrian on the ground was killed.
Authorities said the incident was under investigation and the cause was not immediately known.