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Indian Air Force Place Crashes In MP, Pilot Ejects Safely

The IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction, the Air Force informed. The pilot ejected safely before the aircraft crashed in Mankabagh village, Bhind SP Manoj Kumar Singh said.

Indian Air Force Place Crashes In MP, Pilot Ejects Safely
An IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft crashed into Madhya Pradesh's Mankabagh village of the Bhind district. Pilot was ejected safely -

An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district on Thursday morning, officials said.

The Indian Air Force informed about the incident through a tweet, 

The pilot ejected safely before the aircraft crashed in Mankabagh village of the district, Bhind Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Singh said. 

The plane caught fire after the crash, he said, adding that the pilot was rescued.
The aircraft had taken off from the Maharajpura airbase at Gwalior in the morning, the official said.

Bhind district administration and IAF officials reached the spot soon after getting information about the crash.

(With PTI Inputs)

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