Barmer (Rajasthan) [India], Sept. 10 (ANI
): A MiG-21 aircraft
crashed in Rajasthan
's Barmer on Saturday, but the pilot and co-pilot
managed to eject safely.
The plane had taken off from the Utterlai airbase
No damage to property has been reported so far and a court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident.
Earlier, a MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force on June 13 crashed in a residential area of the city, with the pilot
ejecting safely. The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed at 1130 hours. There were reports of at least three people being injured then.
Two houses in the area where the MiG-27 aircraft crashed were reportedly damage
d. Initial reports suggest it was a training flight.
The MiG-27 flight reportedly crashed near Jodhpur airbase soon after take off. Court of inquiry has been ordered into the incident.(ANI