Two Indian Air Force pilots suffered serious injuries after a Mirage 2000 crashed at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Yemalur near Bengaluru this morning. It was a twin-seat variant and both the pilots ejected during their take-off run. However, despite ejecting, both continue to be critical.

The Mirage 2000 trainer aircraft was on a test sortie. The aircraft reportedly couldn’t take off due to a technical snag, hit the boundry wall and caught fire.

More details are awaited.


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