IAF Pilot Lost His Life As MiG Bison Aircraft Crashes In Punjab
An Indian Air Force pilot lost his life after a MiG-21 Bison aircraft crashed in Punjab’s Moga district, officials said on Friday.
The aircraft was on a routine sortie from Suratgarh when it crashed near a village in Moga, they said.
A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident which took place late Thursday night.
The pilot, Sqn Ldr Abhinav Choudhary, sustained fatal injuries.
“IAF condoles the tragic loss and stands firmly with the bereaved family. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident,” it said.