IAF pilot killed after MiG-21 Bison aircraft crashes while taking off at an airbase

IAF pilot killed after MiG-21 Bison aircraft crashes while taking off at an airbase

The accident took place when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India.

An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot has lost his life after after a Mig-21 Bison aircraft met with a fatal accident on Wednesday while taking off at an airbase. A court of inquiry has been ordered into the matter, said a report.

The accident took place when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India.

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"The IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the tragic accident. IAF expresses deep condolences and stands firmly with the family members. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident," the air force said in a tweet.

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