Pilot killed after India Air Drive jets collide throughout present rehearsal | World Information

A pilot has been killed after two planes collided throughout a rehearsal for an aerobatic present in India.

Two different pilots had been injured within the crash which occurred within the southern state of Karnataka on Tuesday.

The Indian Air Drive Hawk jets had been on account of carry out at Aero India 2019, a five-day air present anticipated to attract round 500 aviation corporations and defence contractors.

A pilot has been killed after two planes collided mid-air while rehearsing for an aerobatic show in India
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The planes had been rehearsing for an aerobatic present

A police spokesman: “One Indian Air Drive pilot has sadly misplaced his life.

“Two others had been injured and shifted to hospital, however are mentioned to be out of hazard.”

The surviving pilots managed to eject from their plane, in line with native media.

Two planes collided mid-air while rehearsing for an aerobatic show in India
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The surviving pilots reportedly ejected from their plane

India’s defence ministry confirmed the plane had been a part of the Surya Kiran aerobatic show group and crashed close to the Yelahanka Air Drive base.

It’s the second lethal accident involving Indian Air Drive plane this month.

A Mirage 2000 coach fighter plane crashed within the southern metropolis of Bengaluru on 1 February, killing two pilots.

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