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IAF’s trainer aircraft Surya Kiran crashes near Karnataka's Chamrajnagar, both pilots safe

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- June 01st 2023 01:52 PM
IAF’s trainer aircraft Surya Kiran crashes near Karnataka's Chamrajnagar, both pilots safe

IAF’s trainer aircraft Surya Kiran crashes near Karnataka's Chamrajnagar, both pilots safe

Karnataka, June 1: Indian Air Force's (IAF) Surya Kiran trainer aircraft crashed on Thursday near Chamrajnagar in Karnataka. The incident took place during a routine training sortie.

Both pilots, including a lady pilot, were safely ejected before the crash.


A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the accident's cause.

"A Kiran trainer aircraft of the IAF crashed near Chamrajnagar, Karnataka today, while on a routine training sortie. Both aircrew ejected safely. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident," IAF tweeted.

Further details are awaited.

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