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MiG 21 trainer aircraft crashes in Gwalior, both pilots eject safely

Both pilots, a Group Captain and a Squadron Leader, managed to eject safely

September 25, 2019 / 11:37 AM IST
Image: ANI

Image: ANI

A Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG 21 trainer aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Gwalior airbase in Madhya Pradesh on September 25.

Both pilots, a Group Captain and a Squadron Leader, managed to eject safely.

The aircraft was on a routine mission and crashed around 10 am, sources told news agency PTI.

The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident, they told PTI.

(To be updated)
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first published: Sep 25, 2019 11:23 am