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Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft crashes in Bengaluru, 2 pilots succumbed to injuries

Mirage 2000 trainer fighter aircraft of HAL crashes at HAL Airport in Bengaluru. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 01, 2019, 12.03 PM (IST)

A Mirage-2000 aircraft crashed at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) airport in Yemalur news Bengaluru today morning.

The crash occurred during a sortie at around 10:30 am.

According to a report by ANI,  two pilots who were onboard during the crash succumbed to their injuries in hospital.

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Both were test pilot identified as Squadron leader Negi and Squadron leader Abrol. 

The reason for the crash is not known yet.

Further details awaited.