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2 IAF fighter jets Sukhoi-30, Mirage 2000 crash in MP; 1 in Rajasthan

Sukhoi-30 had two pilots onboard and the Mirage 2000 aircraft had one. One pilot killed in Morena crash

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Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi aircraft (Representative Image)

BS Web Team New Delhi
Two Indian Air Force (IAF) figter jets, a Sukhoi-30 and a Mirage 2000 have crashed near Morena, Madhya Pradesh, according to news reports by ANI

The IAF has confirmed that one pilot has been killed in the Morena crash.

Another aircraft crash has been reported from Rajasthan's Bharatpur. However, the authorities are yet to find what type of plane it was. News reports suggest that it was also an IAF fighter jet.

According to reports the two IAF aircrafts that crashed in Morena had taken off from the Gwalior air base during an exercise.

 

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First Published: Jan 28 2023 | 12:34 PM IST

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