An Air Force pilot was killed in a MiG-21 Bison aircraft accident this morning, the Air Force said in a statement today.
The accident took place when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission at an airbase..
The Air Force lost Group Captain A Gupta in the accident.
“IAF expresses deep condolences and stands firmly with the family members. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to determine the cause of the accident,” the statement added.