MiG-21 crash in Rajasthan, pilot ejects safely

Date:

A MiG-21 Bison fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed on Friday in Rajasthan during a routine mission. According to an official, the cause of the crash looked like it happened due to a bird hit and the pilot ejected safely. A Commission of Inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident.

An IAF spokesperson said the MiG crashed after getting airborne from Nal, near Bikaner.

ALSO READ: ‘Hadd Sarhard Ki’, Indian Air Force shares Hindi poem on cross border airstrike

A few minutes after taking off, the aircraft lost contact with the Air Traffic Control. Its debris fell in Shobhasar village near Bikaner.

The villagers reported the matter to the local administration, IAF officials and the police. They also saw the pilot parachuting out of the jet.

 

(With inputs from ANI)

 

Click here for Latest News updates and viral videos on our AI-powered smart news genie

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

Popular

More like this
Related

Delhi LG Sanctions Prosecution Of Arundhati Roy, Sheikh Showkat Hussain In 2010 Provocative Speech Case

New Delhi: Delhi LG, VK Saxena, has sanctioned the...

Fact Check: Video Of Maulana’s Murder Shared With False Communal Spin

A widely circulating video on social media shows several...

Matthew Miller Unmissable Remark On US Beating Pak At T20 World Cup

Washington DC: US State Department spokesperson Mathew Miller on...

Alia Bhatt’s Deepfake Video Goes Viral Again, Sparking AI Concerns Among Fans

A deepfake video of Alia Bhatt has gone viral...