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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221406
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:01-FEB-2019
Time:10:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIR2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage 2000TI
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:HAL Airport / Hindustan Airport (VOBG), Bangalore, Karnataka -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Bangalore-Hindustan HAL Airport (VOBG)
Destination airport:Bangalore-Hindustan HAL Airport (VOBG)
Narrative:
A Dassault Mirage 2000TI aircraft crashed a few minutes after takeoff from HAL Airport. Both occupants ejected, but neither survived.
The plane was undergoing its acceptance trial by the IAF Aircraft Systems Testing Establishment (ASTE) after the "TI" upgrade was carried out.

May 2019 : erratic behaviour of the flight computer could be the reason of the crash.

Sources:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/mirage-fighter-aircraft-crashes-at-hal-airport-in-bengaluru/articleshow/67786088.cms
https://www.nst.com.my/world/2019/02/456551/two-indian-fighter-pilots-die-mirage-crash
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/iaf-mirage-aircraft-crashes-at-hal-airport-bengaluru/article26147781.ece
https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-mirage-2000-trainer-fighter-aircraft-crashes-at-hal-airport-in-bengaluru-one-pilot-dead-2714645
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/mirage-2000-fighter-jet-crashes-near-hal-airport-bengaluru-96037
https://www.avionslegendaires.net/2019/02/actu/crash-mortel-dun-mirage-2000ti-lors-dun-vol-dessais/
https://www.business-standard.com/article/defence/mirage-probe-puts-spotlight-on-dassault-s-flight-computer-s-behaviour-119052900031_1.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2019 05:51 gerard57 Added
01-Feb-2019 06:42 gerard57 Updated [Source]
01-Feb-2019 08:53 Aerossurance Updated [Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Feb-2019 08:59 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
01-Feb-2019 09:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
01-Feb-2019 09:39 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
01-Feb-2019 09:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
01-Feb-2019 10:08 RobertMB Updated [Source]
01-Feb-2019 11:55 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2019 10:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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