Axar.az
UP

Axar.Az Logo

Fighter jet crashes in India - 2 pilots dead

Home page Incident
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

An Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft crashed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru on Friday immediately after taking off, killing both pilots.

Axar.az reports citing Reuters that, the plane crashed at the edge of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) airport compound, which is surrounded by several office and residential buildings, according to a Reuters eyewitness.

The plane burst into flames immediately after the crash. One pilot died at the scene of the crash, while the other was seen being carried to a nearby hospital. Both pilots ejected here, with one of them landing near the wreckage.

The pilots belonged to the Air Force’s Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment unit, an air force official said.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known. An Air Force spokesperson did not have an immediate comment.

The Air Traffic Control department at HAL declined to comment.

Mirage-2000 is manufactured by France’s Dassault Aviation.The pilots belonged to the Air Force’s Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment unit, an air force official said.

Date
2019.02.01 / 12:22
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

24 Hussein militants were killed

Strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean

The second strong earthquake in Japan: 150 people were injured

Strong earthquake in the Philippines

A strong earthquake shook Izmir again

Strong earthquake in Armenia: There are ruins ...

Another strong earthquake occurred in Turkey

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake strikes southern Iran

There was an earthquake in Turkey

Farman Ismayilov`s body was brought to Baku

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla