Thursday, August 5, 2021

MiG-21 jet crashes in Punjab’s Moga; IAF’s Sqn Ldr killed

A MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at Moga in Punjab last night.

The pilot, Sqn Ldr Abhinav Choudhary, sustained fatal injuries.

In a tweet, the IAF condoled the tragic loss and said the Air Force stands firmly with the family of the bereaved.

The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when the accident happened.

An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

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