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MIG 21 crash lands at Srinagar Airport, pilot ejects unhurt

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 14:00 IST

Srinagar (J-K) [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) MIG-21 fighter jet crash landed at the Srinagar Airport on Tuesday. However, the pilot did not suffer any injury and safely ejected out of the aircraft.

Because of the incident, the runway has been damaged and as result all flight operations were stopped at the airport.

As per the latest reports, air traffic operations have resumed at the airport.

The Srinagar Airport handles 560 flights a week and operations have been running smoothly over the week owing to Eid celebrations in the state. The airport is located at a distance of about 12 km from the city. (ANI)