Jaisalmernews.com: A MiG-21 Bison (MiG 21) fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed again.
It crashed shortly after takeoff during regular training on Friday morning.
The pilot’s squadron leader Abhinav Chaudhary died in the incident. The Air Force said in a statement.
According to Air Force sources, the MiG crashed shortly after takeoff from the airbase near Langiana Khurd village in Moga district of Punjab.
The Air Force has already started an Air Crash Investigation into the incident.
There was an aircraft accident last night involving a Bison aircraft of IAF in the western sector. The pilot, Sqn Ldr Abhinav Choudhary, sustained fatal injuries. IAF condoles the tragic loss and stands firmly with the bereaved family.