A pilot was killed in a Mid-air-collision of two Hawk trainer jets while rehearsing for an aerobatic show.
The planes collided today (19 Feb, 2019) at 11:50 AM at Bengaluru ‘Aero India’ show in the South Indian state of Karnataka.
There were three pilots on board planes of Suryakiran aerobatic team (SKAT) of the Indian Air Force. Two pilots managed to eject with injuries, while one succumbed to his injuries
Days after a Mirage jet crashed at HAL, now two @Suryakiran_IAF aircrafts have crashed while practicing for the aero show. Visuals of the crash. This is just sad and unfortunate. @IAF_MCC @AeroIndiashow @DGP_FIRE pic.twitter.com/4vlE7KIvbh
— Deepak Bopanna (@dpkBopanna) February 19, 2019