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Mirage 2000s Still Grounded

April 27 2012


India's fleet of Mirage 2000 fighters remains grounded after two crashes took place within 11 days, reports the Press Trust of India.

Routine training flights were halted following the crashes on Feb. 24 and March 5 as a precaution.

Defense Minister A.K. Antony told Parliament on Wednesday that the aircraft are being slowly returned to flight after the completion of various checks.

The crashes have been attributed to technical issues, said the minister.

Earlier in April,...

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