Both pilots of a Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Airforce were killed after it crashed at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) airport at Bengaluru this morning.
The Mirage 2000 trainer was upgraded by HAL and was going through acceptance trials.
One of pilots landed back on the wreckage after ejecting, while the second pilot died in an operation theatre.
Further details are awaited.
The Mirage 2000 is a French multirole, single-engine fourth-generation jet fighter manufactured by Dassault Aviation.