New Delhi: An Air Force Group Captain was killed in an accident involving a MiG-21 Bison aircraft this morning, the Air Force said in a statement Wednesday.
The accident took place when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission. The Air Force statement did not disclose the location of the airbase.
Air Force Group Captain A Gupta died in the accident, NDTV reported.
“IAF expresses deep condolences and stands firmly with the family members. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident,” the statement added.
A court of inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident.