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In Madhya Pradesh, two IAF fighter jets crash

Two Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft collided.

By MUTHUSELVAM OPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
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Officials said on Saturday that two Indian Air Force fighter jets, a Sukhoi Su-30 and a Mirage 2000, crashed during a training exercise earlier today, killing one pilot. While one plane crashed in Morena, Madhya Pradesh, the other is thought to have crashed 100 kilometres away in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.The Indian Air Force employs both aircraft on the front lines. The two Sukhoi pilots were able to eject and were transported to the hospital in a helicopter.

An IAF court of inquiry has been established to determine whether or not there was a mid-air collision. During the crash, the Su-30 had two pilots and the Mirage 2000 had one. According to preliminary reports, two pilots are safe, and an IAF chopper is on its way to the third pilot's location.

In a tweet, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, said: "The news of the crash of Sukhoi-30 and Mirage-2000 aircraft of the Air Force near Kolaras in Morena is very sad. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, confirmed the occurrence and said he has given the local government instructions to engage with the air force on expedient rescue and relief efforts.

I've given the local government the go-ahead to coordinate with the Air Force to conduct swift rescue and relief operations. I ask God for the safety of the airplane's pilots.

ADDITIONAL NEWS:

According to news agency PTI, additional director general of police (ADGP) Adarsh Katiyar, the cause of the collision is still unknown. He stated that it was unclear whether or not the planes had collided.

To determine if there was a mid-air collision or not, the IAF court of inquiry. During the crash, the Su-30 had two pilots while the Mirage 2000 only had one. According to early reports, two of the pilots are unharmed, and an IAF helicopter is en route to the third pilot's location, according to defence sources quoted by ANI.

Rashmi Mantri The Chief of Air Staff informed Shri Rajnath Singh about the collision of two Indian Air Force planes. Raksha Mantri is keenly observing the developments and has inquired about the safety of the IAF pilots, according to sources in the defence ministry, who spoke to HT.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, confirmed the occurrence and said he has given the local government instructions to engage with the air force on expedient rescue and relief efforts.

Initial reports claim that two Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter planes collided to cause the tragedy, however no official authority has been able to confirm this.

When the Sukhoi-30 crashed, it had two pilots in command but just one pilot was aboard a Mirage 2000. Both pilots are reportedly safe, and a rescue effort is taking place on the scene.

The debris left by the fighter pilots is being cleaned up, and efforts are being made to find the third pilot.

The IAF has not yet responded to reports of a collision, and a court of inquiry will determine whether the incident was caused by the mid-air collision or not.

NEWS CHANNEL TWITTER POST:

Near Morena, Madhya Pradesh, two aircraft, a Sukhoi-30 and a Mirage 2000, crash IAF head Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari and CDS Gen. Anil Chauhan are both in contact with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. He is learning information about the crash from them: military sources.

More information is awaited. According to sources, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Anil Chauhan and IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari are in contact with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh about the situation.

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