Jaipur: A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed Tuesday in Eta village in Pokaran tehsil of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, a defence official said.
The pilot ejected safely, Defence spokesperson Col Sombit Ghosh said.
“A MiG 27 aircraft airborne from Jaisalmer crashed during a routine mission today evening. Pilot ejected safely. A Court of Inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident,” Ghosh said.
Jaisalmer SP Kiran Kang said no casualty has been reported so far, and a police team is in touch with Air Force officials.
She said a police team rushed to the spot.
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