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IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft crashes, pilots ejects safely

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New Delhi, Oct 21: An Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 aircraft crashed this morning near Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district. The pilot elected safely.

    Indian Air Force's Mirage-2000 crashes in Madhya Pradesh, pilot ejects safely | Oneindia News
    IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft crashes, pilots ejects safely

    Visuals from the site showed debris scattered on an empty Feld in Mankabad, 6 kilometres away from Bhind. The police team reached the spot and formed a cordon around the crash site. The tail section of the trainer is seen half buried in the field.

    A video shot by one person shows the pilot's parachute gliding down smoothly.

    An IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction during a training sortie in the central sector this morning. The pilot ejected safely. An Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident, the IAF said in a tweet.

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