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Visual from the IAF plane crash.ANI

A two-seater Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed at a field in Uttar Pradesh's Bagpat district on Friday, police said. The two pilots are safe.

The ML-130 microlight plane had taken off from Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad and was reportedly participating in a drill for Air Force Day.

The incident took place at around 10 am in the thickets of Ranchad in Binauli area.

Rishirendra Kumar, the District Magistrate of Bagpat, told IANS that barring the nose of the aircraft there were no other damages.

"The plane nosedived and is hanging upside down in between the trees. The IAF officials are on the spot along with me and they are doing the needful," he added.