MiG 21 aircraft crashes near Gwalior airbase, pilots safe

Both the pilots, including a Group Captain and a squadron leader were ejected safely, IAF said. (Photo: ANI). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

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GWALIOR, Sep 25, 2019, PTI. A MiG-21 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near the Gwalior airbase on Tuesday, official sources said, reported The Asian Age.

Both pilots ejected safely, they said.

The aircraft was on a routine mission, and crashed around 10 am, the sources said. The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident, they said.

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