An Indian Air Force pilot lost his life as his MiG-21 crashed in central on Wednesday morning.
According to the official tweet by Indian Air Force (IAF), the aircraft met a “fatal accident”.
“The IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the tragic accident. 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,” AIF said.
A MiG-21 Bison aircraft of IAF was involved in a fatal accident this morning, while taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India.
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) March 17, 2021