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Bangladeshi girl killed in training flight crash in California

A Bangladeshi girl was killed in a training flight crash on Sunday at the rugged Pamo Valley, north of Ramona in the United States.

The deceased was identified as Saira Noor, 21, and daughter of a Bangladeshi pilot.

Saira was training at the Aviation Academy in California when her aircraft crashed at the area.

Two other male passengers, presumably the trainer and another trainee, survived the crash with minor injuries.

The two survivors are a 25-year-old man and a 28-year-old man.

The plane carrying the three was affiliated with the American Aviation Academy, a flight school based in El Cajon.

The two survivors called 911 about 2:30pm, local sheriff Sergeant Andrew Mowins said.

They did not know exactly where they were, and it took sheriff and fire officials about an hour to find them.

The two men were taken to a hospital with moderate injuries.

The US Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

Source: Daily Sun, Dhaka, Bangladesh


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