IAF’s MiG 21 Bison aircraft meets with accident while taking off, Group Captain loses life

Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 March 2021 (14:22 IST)
New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) lost his life after the MIG-21 Bison aircraft he was flying met with a fatal accident while taking off on Wednesday morning.

“A MIG-21 Bison aircraft of was involved in a fatal accident this morning, while taking off for a combat training mission at an airbas in Central India,” the IAF said in a tweet. 

“IAF expresses deep condolences and stands firmly with the family members,” another tweet read.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident. (UNI)