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MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft crashes, pilot killed

The mishap happened when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase.

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New Delhi, First Published Mar 17, 2021, 1:31 PM IST
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An Indian Air Force officer lost his life after his MiG-21 Bison fighter jet met with a accident on Wednesday morning. 

The mishap happened when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India, an IAF spokesperson said.

"IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the accident," he said.

In order to ascertain the cause of accident, the force has set up a court of inquiry.

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