New Delhi: An Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 trainer fighter aircraft crashed on Friday at Yemlur Airport in Bengaluru, killing one pilot. The crash, which took place during a test sortie, happened at 10.30 am.
Both the pilots managed to eject but one of them died on the spot as he had landed on the wreckage of the aircraft.
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The other pilot, who had also ejected, has succumbed to injuries in the hospital.
Both of them were test pilots - Squadron leader Negi and Squadron leader Abrol.