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A Mig-21 trainer aircraft met with an accident near Barmer

ByNE India Broadcast

Jul 28, 2022

A twin seater Mig-21 trainer aircraft of the IAF was airborne for a training sortie from Utarlai air base in Rajasthan this evening. Around 9:10 pm, the aircraft met with an accident near Barmer. Both pilots sustained fatal injuries.


IAF deeply regrets the loss of lives and stands firmly with the bereaved families.


A court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

Wing Commander Mohit Rana (36 Yrs Old) And Flight Lieutenant Advitiya Bal (26 Yrs Old) Lost Their Lives In The Crash Of MiG21 Trainer Aircraft Last Night In Barmer, Rajasthan.

Wg Cdr Mohit Rana Was From Mandi, Himachal Pradesh And Flt Lt Advitiya Bal Was From Jammu.

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