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Two IAF Pilots were killed in a mishap

Written by: Staff

Bidar, Mar 18 (UNI) Two Pilots of Indian Air Force based at Bidar were killed when the Suryakiran aircraft crashed this morning in Naubad area in the outskirts of the Bidar Town this morning.

According to official sources the trainer aircraft was at routine sortie when the mishap occurred.

According to an eye-witness the ill-fated aircraft caught fire before it crashed killing both the pilots on the spot.

The killed pilots were identified as Wg Cdr Dhiraj Bhatia and Sqn Ldr Shailendra Singh.

The mishap occurred at about 0920 hours the sources added.


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