Goa Airport shuts down after fighter jet skids off runaway

ANI | Updated: Jan 03, 2018 14:57 IST

Panaji (Goa) [India], Jan 3 (ANI): Goa's Dabolim Airport was shut down on Wednesday after a MiG-29K fighter jet of the Indian Navy went off the runway while taking off.

The Indian Navy said that the aircraft caught fire and the blaze was being extinguished.

A trainee-pilot, who was the commander of the fighter jet, ejected out of the aircraft on time, it informed.

No casualties have been reported so far.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)