IAF aircraft crashes in UP’s Baghpat: A microlight aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), which was on a routine mission, snagged mid-air in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat Friday. It, however, parachuted down safely and the two pilots aboard also managed to eject themselves in time, according to the IAF.
This morning a microlight aircraft on a routine mission developed snag near Baghpat and the aircraft parachuted safely. Both pilots are safe: IAF@IndianExpress
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A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the snag.
(More details awaited)