New Delhi.05 October 2018. A microlight aircraft of the Indian Air Force was airborne from Air Force Station Hindan for a routine bird reconnaissance sortie on 05 Oct 18 at 0836 hrs.

The aircraft met with an accident at 0902 hrs approximately 24 Nautical Miles from Hindon Air Base. Both the pilots are safe. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered by the IAF to ascertain the cause of the accident.