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Both pilots dead as IAF mirage aircraft crashes near Bengaluru’s HAL airport

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Published : Feb 1, 2019, 11:27 am IST
Updated : Feb 1, 2019, 12:07 pm IST

Both were test pilots- Squadron leader Negi and Squadron leader Abrol.

It was a Mirage 200 trainer aircraft. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 It was a Mirage 200 trainer aircraft. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Bengaluru: Both pilots were killed after a Mirage fighter aircraft crashed at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) airport in Bengaluru, news agency ANI reported.

It was a Mirage 2000 trainer aircraft.

 

Both pilots had ejected and have succumbed to their injuries.

Both were test pilots- Squadron leader Negi and Squadron leader Abrol.

The reasons for the crash are yet to be determined, sources said.

More details are awaited.

Tags: indian air force, hal, aircraft crash, plane crash
Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru