West Bengal: Indian Air Force Hawk Advanced trainer jet crashes near Kalaikunda

| Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 14:40
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New Delhi: In an unfortunate incident, an Indian Air Force (IAF) Hawk Advanced trainer jet crashed on Thursday near Kalaikunda in West Bengal at the IAF base situated in the region. The crash occurred around 11:00 am.

There were two pilots on-board the IAF aircraft safely ejected before the crash occurred, as per reports.
Airport officials have cordoned off the area to investigate the crash site. This is the second aircraft of it's kind to crash this year that flew from AFS Kalaikunda.

Further details awaited...


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