A pilot has been killed after an Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashed near Moga in Punjab late on Thursday night, the Indian Air Force said on Friday, 21 May.
The IAF identified the pilot as Squadron Leader Abhinav Choudhary and said that he sustained fatal injuries in the crash.
“IAF condoles the tragic loss and stands firmly with the bereaved family,” a statement read.
The air force also said that a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.
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