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IAF MiG-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilots eject safely

A MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district today.

India TV News Desk, Barmer [ Updated: September 10, 2016 15:15 IST ]
crashed MiG21
crashed MiG21

A MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district today.

However, no loss of life has been reported till now in this accident.

According to reports available, two pilots were flying the jet when this accident took place. Both the pilots ejected safely from the jet .

The incident did not cause any loss of property either. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has ordered an investigation into the crash.

India Tv - Crashed MiG 21
Crashed MiG 21

"The aircraft crashed near Uttarlai airforce station in Barmer," a defence spokesperson said.

 

"The plane crashed at an open field near Malio ki Dhani, about 20 km from the city. There is no information of any loss of life or property so far,", Barmer SP Gagandeep Singla said.

"The pilot is said to have ejected before the crash," he added.

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