Following an accident near Gwalior during a normal training operation on Saturday, a Sukhoi-30MKI and a Mirage-2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force or IAF fell in Madhya Pradesh's Morena area in an apparent mid-air collision.
According to officials, the two pilots of the Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft evacuated safely, while the pilot of the Mirage-2000 was killed.
"Two Indian Air Force fighter aircraft were engaged in an accident near Gwalior this morning," the IAF said in a statement. According to the report, the plane was on a routine operational flying training exercise. "One of the three pilots involved died as a result of his injuries. An investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of the crash "According to the IAF.