MiG-21 Bison Crashed in Gwalior- IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta

Indian Air Force lost Group Captain A Gupta in an accident involving a MiG-21 Bison aircraft yesterday, the Air Force said in a statement.

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 lost his life in the accident. A court of inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident

Group Captain Ashish Gupta was posted with the Tactics and Air Combat Development Establishment where fighter pilots are given operational training,

The Air Force said in a statement on Twitter: “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. The IAF lost Group Captain Ashish 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.”

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