Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
On Tuesday another Indian Air Force MIG-21 fighter aircraft crashed soon after take off from the Naal airfield in Rajasthan.
Pilot sustained the ejection but died later due to injuries.The aircraft was on a routine sortie.
This is the second MIG-21 crash this year. MIG-21 is dubbed "flying coffins" due to frequent crashes.
The type which entered service with IAF in 1963 and will be phased out by 2017-20.