2 Surya Kiran jets crash during Aero India 2019 rehearsals in Yelahanka
19, Feb 2019, 12:45 PM
Bengaluru: Two IAF Surya Kiran jets crashed during rehearsals for Aero India 2019 on Tuesday. The crash took place at the Yelahanka Airbase in the presence of media. Both the pilots ejected safely.
The two jets spiralled out of control mid-air when they were practicing spins.
Unconfirmed reports have stated that one jet crashed on an open field and one crashed into a building.
Thick smoke billowed out at the crash site and the remains of the jets were engulfed in flames.
Further details on the cause of the crash and the casualties are awaited.