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.