A trainer aircraft of the Indian Air force crashed at Bhind in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

The pilot of the aircraft has reportedly sustained injuries in the crash, but is stated to be safe.

“An IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction during a training sortie in the central sector this morning. The pilot ejected safely,” the IAF said in a statement.

Meanwhile, the IAF has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

“An inquiry has been ordered to ascertained the cause of the accident,” the statement added.

Senior police and air force officials rushed to the spot soon after receiving information about the crash.

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