The two frontline combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed during a training mission in Morena on Saturday, resulting in the death of a wing commander while two other pilots ejected safely
People stand next to the wreckage of the aircraft. Pic/PTI
The black box of Mirage 2000 and a part of the flight data recorder of Sukhoi-30MKI jet, which crashed in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, have been found from the wreckage, an official said on Sunday.
“A part of the Sukhoi aircraft’s black box has also been found and the remaining part of the recorder might have fallen in Bharatpur. The IAF, police and other departments are searching for the remaining part,” said Morena Superintendent of Police Ashutosh Bagri.
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The two frontline combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed during a training mission in Morena on Saturday, resulting in the death of a wing commander while two other pilots ejected safely.
Defence experts have said it is probable that the jets had a mid-air collision, but there was no official comment on it from the IAF. Meanwhile, the body of Wing Commander Hanumanth Rao Sarathi, who died in the crash, arrived in Belagavi on Sunday afternoon. It will be later taken to his home in Ganeshpur.
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