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Pune: An aircraft being used for civil aviation training crashed Tuesday in Pune district, injuring the pilot, police said. The pilot, Sidharth Titus, has sustained a fracture on his right hand, they said.

The crash happened near Rui village in Indapur taluka, police said, adding a technical snag may have caused it. The aircraft belonged to the Carver Aviation Private Limited based in Baramati in the district, a police official said.

The pilot has been rushed to hospital, he said, adding his injuries are not life-threatening. The pilot has been with the institute since three years and has around 130 hours of flying experience, police said.

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