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IAF plane crashes near Chennai, pilots safe
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 1/31/2012 12:00:00 AM
IAF plane crashes near Chennai, pilots safe

Chennai : An Indian Air Force (IAF) trainer aircraft crashed into a lake near here early Tuesday but both pilots ejected safely, officials said.

The two-seater Kiran trainer aircraft crashed as it was returning to the Tambaram air force station after a routine training sortie. It then plunged into the Ayyanchery lake a police officer told reporters, adding that the wreckage had been pulled out of the water.

The pilots were rescued after they ejected safely and have been taken to a nearby hospital. An inquiry has been ordered to find out what caused the crash, a defence ministry spokesperson said.

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