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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57623
Last updated: 24 March 2019
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Date:07-OCT-2005
Time:08:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar IS
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force
Registration: JS1..
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gwalior AB, India (GWL/VIGR)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Jaguar fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed this morning at the Gwalior air base just before take off for an exercise. The pilot, Sqn Ldr V Gupta, safely ejected out of the aircraft.

The crash occured at 0830 hours when the aircraft was taking off on a strike mission but developed some technical fault and crashed, according to initial reports. There was no injury or damage on ground. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the crash.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20121118000509/http://www.scramble.nl:80/sb.htm (Scramble 318)
http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_india.html
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crdetails.php?crno=2005014
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwalior#Air


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
06-Jul-2011 00:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2011 14:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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