MiG-21 Crashed in Rajasthan
The Aircraft was on routine exercise, took off from Suratgarh airbase, and crashed near Bahlol Nagar in Hanumangarh District of Rajasthan. Due to an onboard emergency, the Aircraft crashed.
This incident happened today at 09:25 AM IST. As per the statement from IAF, when the Pilot took off from Suratgarh airbase, he detected some onboard emergencies in the Aircraft. He tries to fix the emergency which he faces. When he failed to fix the problem, he initiated an ejection procedure following he got minor injuries. The Pilot was found 25 kilometers far from Suratgarh’s airbase. fell
The Aircraft crashed on top of a house in Bahlol Nagar. Unfortunately, its leads to the loss of three lives. Indian Air Force offers our deepest condolences to the suffering families.
IAF orders a court of inquiry to know the reasons for the incident. The fleet of Mig-21 is in its last stage, and the remaining three Aircraft will get free in 2025 by the IAF.
In January, one Pilot lost his life in the crash of a Sukhoi-30 and Mirage-2000 crashed during a training exercise. That time one Aircraft crashed in Rajasthan and another in Madhya Pradesh.