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Aero India show: 2 Suryakiran jets crash during rehearsal, 1 pilot dead

Both the pilots ejected to safety, Additional commissioner of Police (East) Seemanth Kumar Singh said

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Suryakiran jets
Suryakiran jets

Two aircraft of IAF's aerobatic team crashed near the Yelahanka airbase here Tuesday, a day before the opening of the show, a top police official said.

Both the pilots ejected to safety, Additional commissioner of Police (East) Seemanth Kumar Singh told PTI.

It was not immediately clear whether the two aircraft collided before the crash.

First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 13:08 IST
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