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MiG-21 Bison fighter jet crashes near Bikaner, pilot ejects safely

MiG-21 aircraft crashed today after getting airborne from Nal near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: March 08, 2019 17:09 IST
MiG-21 Bison fighter jet crashes near Bikaner, pilot ejects
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MiG-21 Bison fighter jet crashes near Bikaner, pilot ejects safely

MiG-21 Bison fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed today after getting airborne from Nal near Bikaner in Rajasthan. The pilot of the fighter aircraft ejected safely. Court of inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident.

The MiG-21 was on a routine mission. 

Bikaner Superintendent of Police Pradeep Mohan Sharma said the MiG aircraft crashed in Shobhasar ki Dhani, 12 km from Bikaner city.

He said police teams have rushed to the spot to cordon off the area. No loss of life has been reported.

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