Ministry of Defence

IAF MiG-21 Bison Crash

Posted On: 08 MAR 2019 5:26PM by PIB Delhi

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison aircraft airborne from Air force Station Nal for a routine sortie, crashed near Bikaner, Rajasthan on 08 Mar 19 at around 1430 hrs.  The pilot ejected safely.  Initial inputs indicate the likely cause of accident as bird hit after take off. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of accident.

 

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