Disused Air India plane crashes while being transported, no casualties reported

Indian police and rescue officials gather in front of a disused Air India passenger plane which fell from a ground transporter while being moved near Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad on April 10, 2016.
Indian police and rescue officials gather in front of a disused Air India passenger plane which fell from a ground transporter while being moved near Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad on April 10, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

HYDERABAD - A disused passenger plane that was being transported crashed when it fell from a ground transporter while being moved near Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad on Sunday (April 10).

The disused Air India Airbus A-320 was being shifted from the airport to Air India's cadet training facility when a crane mounted on a 16-wheelbase transport carrier toppled under the weight of the plane, dropping the aircraft on a wall nearby.

Police and airport officials confirmed that no one was injured in the incident.