MiG-21 Bison Aircraft Suffers Accident During Combat Training Mission; Indian Air Force Loses Group Captain A GuptaMiG-21 Bison (Pic via Twitter)

Indian Air Force (IAF) today informed that a MiG-21 Bison aircraft was involved in a fatal accident this morning, reports ANI.

The mishap occurred while the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase in central India. The IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the accident.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine cause of accident.

"The IAF lost Group Captain A Gupta in the tragic accident. IAF expresses deep condolences and stands firmly with the family members. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident," the air force said in a tweet.

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