Punjab: IAF MIG-21 crashes during routine sortie; Squadron leader Abhinav dies

An IAF MIG 21 fighter aircraft has crashed near Moga in Punjab. The incident happened late last night and an IAF officer Squadron leader Abhinav has died in the crash. According to the officials, the aircraft was on a routine training sortie, when the accident happened. An inquiry in the crash is expected to take place soon to find out the cause of the crash. Was it a mechanical failure or there was some other reason behind the crash is yet to be seen. However, it is a big loss for both the Indian Air Force and the country.

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