IAF trainer jet MiG-21 crashes near Gwalior, pilots ejected safely

Last Modified Wednesday, 25 September 2019 (15:49 IST)
Gwalior/New Delhi: (IAF) trainer fighter aircraft on Wednesday crashed near air base. The pilots ejected safely.
''Today morning a MiG-21 trainer aircraft on a routine training mission from Gwalior Airbase crashed near the Airfield at around 1000h,'' an source said.A Court of Inquiry has been constituted to ascertain the cause of the accident.Since 2016, IAF has lost 27 aircrafts, including 15 fighter jets and helicopters in crashes, Shripad Naik had said in June 2019.(UNI)