New Delhi: Indian Air Force ‘MiG-21’ plane crashed and the captain was also killed on the spot.
According to Indian media, the MiG-21 flew from Airbus in Central India for a training mission.
The air force also offered condolences to the family of the deceased pilot and stated that a court of inquiry was ordered into the incident to find out the cause of the incident.
According to Indian media, an inquiry has been ordered into the incident in which the MiG-21 crashed.
In March, the same year, an MiG-21 crashed in Bikaner in Rajasthan during a routine mission. The pilot managed to eject successfully and the crash was put down to technical issues in the engine.
According to another Indian media report, more than 170 Indian pilots and 40 civilians have been killed in air crashes since 1970.