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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143939
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:24-FEB-2012
Time:12:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIR2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage 2000TH Vajra
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force
Registration: KT202
C/n / msn: 35
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gorelalkapura village, about 100 kms from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:VIGR
Destination airport:VIGR
Narrative:
A Dassault Mirage 2000TH Vajra of the Indian Air Force 40 Wing/1Sq, which was on a routine sortie from Maharajpur Air Base - VIGR, crashed five minutes after take-off while it was still climbing, near Gorelalkapura village, about 100 kms from Gwalior, Madhya Pradeshwhen it developed a snag in the engine.

The pilot and the co-pilot reportedly ejected to safety.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/cities/air-marshal-survives-mirage-fighter-jet-crash-571696
http://www.presstv.com/detail/228369.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2012 09:37 krasatpi Added
25-Feb-2012 01:35 marko Updated [Time, Registration]
25-Feb-2012 02:27 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
06-Mar-2012 01:46 marko Updated [Registration]
05-Apr-2012 04:40 RobertMB Updated [Registration]
05-Apr-2012 06:48 marko Updated [Registration]
09-Oct-2012 07:54 757 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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