In a heartbreaking incident, a Pilatus trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed during a routine training session at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal, Telangana. The unfortunate event occurred on Monday, leading to the untimely demise of both pilots on board.
The aircraft involved was identified as a Pilatus PC 7 Mk II trainer. The Indian Air Force released a statement confirming the fatal outcome of the accident. The pilots, comprising an instructor and a cadet, suffered fatal injuries during the ill-fated morning sortie.
This devastating incident has cast a shadow over the Air Force community, as the nation mourns the loss of these dedicated servicemen. The authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash, emphasizing the need for a thorough examination to determine the cause.