IAF Training Aircraft Crashes in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh

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  • Mirage aircraft of the Air force crashed while on regular training program.
  • Flight Lieutenant Abhilash ejected from the plane before the crash.
  • SP Manej Kumar and administrative officers inspecting the cordoned crash site.

Bhind, MP: A trainer Jet of the Indian Air Force Crashed in MP’s Bhind district sources said. It is reported that the pilot who safely ejected himself before the crash, however, suffered injuries. Flight Lieutenant Abhilash was seen floating in the air after ejecting himself.

Visuals from the accident surfaced on social platforms. Debris of the damaged plane was seen scattered in an empty field in Mankabad, 6 km from Bhind. A team of police officials have cordoned off the crash site. SP Manej Kumar and administrative officers are inspecting the site and have barred unauthorized entry. So far no casualties have been reported from the site of the crash. In the meanwhile, officials from IAF have transported the injured pilot, to Gwalior in a chopper for medical help at the Army Hospital.

As per the sources report, it is claimed that the Mirage aircraft of the Air force was on a regular training session, which experienced technical, malfunction during a training sortie in the central sector, IAF reported. An inquiry into the cause of the accident is ascertained it further informed.

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