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Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:30-JAN-2012
Time:11 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HT16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
HAL HJT-16 Kiran
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Iyancherry village, Kancheepuram district -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A HAL HJT-16 Kiran trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force exploded just after the two IAF officers flying it ejected at a height of nearly 5,000 feet.

Both crewmembers ejected safely.


Sources:

https://www.oneindia.com/2012/01/31/trainer-aircraft-crashes-near-chennai-tamil-nadu.html
https://www.ndtv.com/chennai-news/trainer-aircraft-crashes-near-chennai-crew-ejects-safely-573589
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/chennai/trainer-aircraft-explodes-height-5000-feet-805


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2012 23:49 gerard57 Added
31-Jan-2012 00:52 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Narrative]
31-Jan-2012 23:35 chullian1819 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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