A National Cadet Corps, or NCC, training aircraft made an emergency landing on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway on Thursday afternoon after the two-seater plane developed a technical fault.
The crew is safe and there were no other casualties due to the landing, a district official said.
The incident took place at about 1.45 pm.
The plane, which according to local police officials had taken off from Bareilly, landed on the expressway near Duhai locality of Ghaziabad district. One wing of the micro-light aircraft was damaged when the plane swerved left after landing and crashed into the safety barrier.
The Eastern Peripheral Expressway or Kundli–Ghaziabad–Palwal Expressway or National Expressway 2 is a 135-km-long, six-lane expressway passing through the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. It is located around 50 km from the national capital.