New Delhi (Sputnik) — A microlight aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has crashed in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, officials informed on Friday morning. The aircraft crashed in a sugarcane field in Baghpat district, around 45 kilometers away from Delhi. However, both the pilots ejected successfully, well before the crash.
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"The two-seater microlight helicopter belonging to IAF crashed here this morning," a police official posted in Bagphat said.
In June 2018, a MiG-21 fighter plane crashed in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra and the pilot was found dead.