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IAF’s MiG-21 crashes in Rajasthan's Bikaner, pilot ejects safely

An Indian Air Force fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan’s Bikaner on Friday. According to a brief statement issued by the IAF, “today afternoon a MiG-21 aircraft on a routine mission crashed after getting airborne from Nal near Bikaner. Pilot of the aircraft ejected safely. A Court of Inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident.” The crash comes days after the IAF lost a pilot during a mid-air collision before the launch of Aero India Show in Karnataka’s Bengaluru.

Updated : 08 March 2019, 03:37 PM