A MiG-21 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on a routine mission crashed in Gwalior on Wednesday morning.
“Today morning a MiG-21 trainer aircraft on a routine training mission from Gwalior airbase crashed near the airfield at around 1000hrs. Both pilots ejected safely,” the IAF said in a statement.
Madhya Pradesh: MiG 21 Trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Gwalior, today. Both the pilots, including a Group Captain and a squadron leader, managed to eject safely. pic.twitter.com/Gdmik5RhTN— ANI (@ANI) September 25, 2019
A Court of Inquiry (CoI) will ascertain the cause of the accident, the statement added.