IAF MiG-21 Bison aircraft crash: In a shocking incident, a Group Captain was killed after a MiG-21 Bison aircraft of the Indian Air Force met with an accident on Wednesday morning while taking off.
According to the Indian Air Force, the MiG-21 Bison aircraft was involved in a fatal accident on Wednesday morning while taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India.
The Group Captain who died in the crash of IAF's MiG-21 Bison aircraft has been identified as Group Captain A Gupta.
"IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the accident," the Indian Air Force stated, adding that a court of inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident.
IAF expressed deep condolences and said that it stands firmly with the family members.
In a similar incident that took place earlier this year, a MiG-21 aircraft had crashed in January 2021 near Suratgarh in Rajasthan. The pilot of the aircraft had ejected safely.
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