Friday, February 24, 2012

Breaking! IAF loses Mirage 2000

Neelam Mathews
Feb 24, 2012

Allahabad: February 24, 2012

One Mirage 2000 aircraft of IAF crashed 50 kms North East of Gwalior, in the Ravines of Bhind Dist on Feb 24, 2012 at about 1210 hrs.  The pilots, Air Marshal Anil Chopra and Wing Commander Ram Kumar who got airborne from Gwalior airbase for routine flying sortie, ejected safely.  There is no reported damage to civil property or life. 
A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate into the cause of the accident.

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