Wednesday August 31, 2022

Light aircraft crashes in Sheikh Zayed Mosque parking lot, pilot injured

Light aircraft crashes in Sheikh Zayed Mosque parking lot, pilot injured

A view of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

Rlixa Report

A Cessna Caravan light aircraft crashed in one of the external parking lots of Sheikh Zayed Mosque on Tuesday evening.

The Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Civil Defense teams rushed to the site of the crash.

The police said on Twitter, “Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Civil Defense teams are dealing with a light aircraft crash at external parking lot of Sheikh Zayed Mosque.

“The crash resulted in a minor injury to a person.”

The police urged members of the public to obtain information from official sources only.

Initial investigations revealed that the Cessna Caravan light plane crashed due to a technical malfunction.

The pilot was taken to the hospital for treatment as a result of a minor injury, without any other injuries.

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