Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 crashes in Madhya Pradesh
An Indian Air Force (IAF) Dassault Mirage 2000 fighter jet crashed near the Madhya Pradesh Bhind district on October 21, 2021. The accident occured during a training sortie.
According to the IAF, the Mirage 2000 fighter jet crashed after “experiencing a technical malfunction during a training sortie in the central sector”.
IAF has ordered an inquiry to determine the cause of the accident.
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_MCC) October 21, 2021
The IAF pilot managed to safely eject from the Mirage 2000 before it crashed. However, the pilot experienced minor injuries, Livemint reported.
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