Weeks after Rajasthan tragedy, IAF temporarily grounds MiG-21 squadrons

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday temporarily grounded its fleet of around 50 MiG-21 fighter aircraft weeks after one of them crashed in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh. “The MiG-21 fleet has been grounded till the investigations are carried out and reasons for the crash are ascertained,” news agency ANI quoted senior defence officials as saying.