An inquiry to investigate the MiG-29K aircraft crash has been ordered (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Indian Navy)
A MiG-29K aircraft of the Indian Navy crashed in the Arabian Sea off Goa coast on Sunday morning, the Navy said. An Indian Navy spokesman said that the pilot ejected safely. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident. The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed off the Goa coast around 10.30 am, he said. "The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely and has been recovered. An enquiry to investigate the incident has been ordered," the spokesman said in a tweet.
FLASH.— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) February 23, 2020
Today morning at around 1030h a Mig 29k aircraft on a routine training sortie crashed off Goa. The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely and has been recovered. An enquiry to investigate the incident has been ordered.@DefenceMinIndia @SpokespersonMoD
According to PTI, the aircraft had flown from the INS Hansa base at Vasco in Goa.