Madhya Pradesh: Indian Air Force aircraft crashes in Bhind, pilot injured

By Rajan Nath -- October 21, 2021 11:10 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Indian Air Force Aircraft crash: In a major incident, an aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind on Thursday, said police.

Reportedly, the incident took place during a training sortie.

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IAF plane crash

Bhind Superintendent of Police (SP) Manoj Kumar Singh informed that the pilot has been injured in the Indian Air Force Aircraft crash.

"An IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction during a training sortie in the central sector this morning. The pilot ejected safely. An Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident," Indian Air Force (IAF) tweeted.

The plane crashed in a field in Babedi Village in Bhind district. Hearing the news of the Indian Air Force plane crash, the locals turned up in huge numbers at the crash site.

Police reached the spot and stopped the villagers from going near the IAF plane crash site area.Representative image

Further details are awaited.

-PTC News

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