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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144217
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Date:05-MAR-2012
Time:12:45 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 (IAF)
Registration: KT203
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sawai Madhopur, about 60 km southeast of Rajasthan -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Maharajpur Air Base - VIGR
Destination airport:Maharajpur Air Base - VIGR
Narrative:
An IAF Dassault Mirage 2000TH Vajra fighter aircraft crashed in Sawai Madhopur, about 60 km southeast of Rajassthan.

Both pilots of the aircraft ejected safely.


Sources:

https://www.oneindia.com/2012/03/05/iaf-aircarft-crashes-in-rajasthan.html
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/iaf-mirage-2000-fighter-aircraft-crashes-in-rajasthan-470096
https://www.indiavision.com/news/article/national/285091/iaf-mirage2000-crashes-pilots-bail-out/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2012 02:19 gerard57 Added
05-Mar-2012 02:55 gerard57 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2012 02:56 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Mar-2012 04:55 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2012 04:48 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Apr-2012 06:21 marko Updated [Source]
05-Apr-2012 06:22 marko Updated [Registration]

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