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The accident happened when the MiG-21 Bison aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in Central India.The IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the accident

Mar 17, 2021

An Indian Air Force pilot was killed on Wednesday morning after his MiG-21 Bison aircraft met with a “fatal accident”, the IAF said in a statement.The accident happened when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in Central India.
The IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the accident.
A court of inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident today.
A MiG-21 Bison aircraft of IAF was involved in a fatal accident this morning, while taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India.
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) March 17, 2021
Taking to Twitter, the Air Force said, “IAF expresses deep condolences and stands firmly with the family members. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident.”
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