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Indian Air Force Grounds Entire MiG-21 Fighter Fleet Following Crash In Rajasthan


The news comes from Rajasthan three civilians were killed when The Indian Forces grounded its fleet of Mig 21 fighters in the aftermath of the collision. The Indian Air Force grounded the entire fleet of MIG 21 fighters and killed three lives which were Rajsthan civilians. We will try to pour all information and details about this case. You should follow this column till the end and must go through all the following sections to learn all imperative aspects of this news. Kindly drag down the page to continue to read the article until the end.

IAF Grounds Entire MiG-21 Fighter Fleet Following Crash In Rajasthan

The Indian air force grounded its fleet of MIG 21  fighters in the wake of a recent crash that claimed the lives of three civilians in Rajasthan. Three Rajasthan civilians were killed in this crash. The crash incident happened on 8 May 2023 when a MIG 21 fighter engaged in a routine training story, crashed in Rajsthaans Hanumangarh, and the pilot was able to escape from there. According to the reports Mig 21 fighter aircraft occupying training in Razzia, crashed in Hanumangargh which is in Rajasthan.

The MIG 21 took off from Suratgarh and crashed when landing in Hnaumangarh, Rajasthan and when investigating this case they found three people of Rajasthan were killed due to this crash. According to the reports, the Pilot of the Mig 21 managed to escape the jet when the incident was just about to happen. Fortunately, the pilot managed to escape the incident with minor injuries.

The Mikoyan Gurevich MIG 21 is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft designed by the Mikoyan Gurevich Designs Bureau in the Soviet Union. The Soviet-origin aircraft has played a significant role in the Indian Air Force’s operations for the past 60 years, participating in various missions including the 1971 Bangladesh war, the 1999 Kargil conflict, and the recent air duel following the Balakot airstrike.

At present, the IAF has three MiG-21 squadrons with a total of around 50 aircraft. The IAF last year finalized a timeline of three years to phase out the remaining MiG-21 fighter squadrons. However, there is not much information available regarding this incident, and the investigation department also has not revealed anything else. If we get any other updates and news related to this we will inform you so stay tuned with the Social telecast.


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