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Two IAF Surya Kiran aircraft crash in Bengaluru

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Two aircraft crashed after a mid-air collision while rehearsing near the here on Tuesday. The is where the 'India 2019' air show begins on Wednesday.

Police said one of the pilots was suspected to have died.

"Two Hawk aircraft of Aerobatic Display Team crashed close to Air Force base at 11.50 a.m.," a said in a statement.

The crash occurred on the outskirts of the air base in an open field.

"Mid air crash at .. One pilot suspected dead. Two injured but out of danger," Director General of Police and of Fire and Emergency Services M.N. Reddi tweeted.

"Two pilots were airlifted soon after the crash," an official told IANS earlier.



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First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 13:16 IST