Pilot killed as MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft crashes

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Jodhpur, 15 Jul (PTI): A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of IAF today crashed while landing at Uttarlai Airbase in western Rajasthan, leaving the pilot dead.

The aircraft was on a routine sortie

when it crashed at 9.30 AM at Uttarlai, Defence Spokesperson S D Goswami told PTI.

The pilot was killed in the mishap.

A court of inquiry has been constituted to ascertain the cause of the incident, the spokesman said.

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