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Two die in IAF plane crash
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 8/4/2011 12:00:00 AM
Two die in IAF plane crash

New Delhi: A Jaguar combat plane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, killing the pilot and a civilian on the ground, officials said.

The single-seater aircraft crashed into the fields of Firozpur Dhilai village in Madhuban town of Mau district, some 250 km from Lucknow.

The accident happened at around 12:15 p.m., an officer from the Central Air Command told IANS.

The pilot was identified as Flight Lieutenant S. Pandey while the victim on the ground, a girl, was identified as Rooma.

"The aircraft was on a training exercise and crashed into the fields," Deputy Inspector General Azamgarh range L. Ravikumar told IANS on telephone.

The IAF has ordered a court of inquiry into the crash.

A MiG-21 jet crashed Tuesday claiming the life of a young pilot in Rajasthan.


Two die in IAF plane crash


भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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