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IAF MiG-29 crashes, pilot safe

New Delhi, June 24: An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 combat jet crashed in Gujarat Monday but the pilot ejected safely, an official statement said.The aircraft, which was airborne from Jamnagar airbase on a routine

IANS [ Updated: June 24, 2013 17:31 IST ]
iaf mig 29 crashes pilot safe
iaf mig 29 crashes pilot safe

New Delhi, June 24: An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 combat jet crashed in Gujarat Monday but the pilot ejected safely, an official statement said.




The aircraft, which was airborne from Jamnagar airbase on a routine flying training sortie, crashed at about 1.30 p.m. south of Khambalia in Gujarat, the statement said.

A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate into the accident, the statement added.

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