Plane crash: Massive traffic gridlock near HAL airport

Plane crash: Massive traffic gridlock near HAL airport

There has been a massive gridlock starting from Varthur Kodi to HAL Old Airport road, and even beyond as a result of the plane crash.

Two pilots were killed as a Mirage 2000 fighter jet on a test sortie crashed at the HAL Airport here on Friday morning.

As the crash took place around 10:30 am, which is a peak hour, hundreds of vehicles stranded on the road for more than two hours.


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Many corporate professionals and domestic workers who were supposed to hit the offices and areas in HAL respectively by 10:30 am were distressed by the traffic jam that occurred.

Parvathi, a domestic worker was not aware of the crash. "I did not know what happened. After I reached HAL, I heard people talking about the plane crash. I got stuck in a traffic jam for an hour," she said.