IAF’s Sukhoi-30 and Mirage aircraft crash near MP’s Morena


A Sukhoi-30 and Mirage 2000 aircraft have crashed near Morena, Madhya Pradesh, according to news agency ANI. Search and rescue operations have been launched.

The two Indian Air Force aircraft had taken off from the Gwalior air base where an exercise was going on.

There were two pilots onboard the Sukhoi-30 and one onboard the Mirage 2000 aircraft. According to initial reports, two of the pilots are safe, while a chopper has been dispatched to rescue the third pilot. The IAF has initiated a court of enquiry to establish whether there was a mid-air collision.

More details awaited.