Saturday, September 10, 2016

IAF MiG-21 Trainer Crashes in Rajasthan, Pilots Safe

An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer, but both pilots managed to eject safely 

The aircraft - MiG-21 T 69 trainer , had taken off from Uttarlai airbase near Barmer, around 12.15 pm, on a  routine exercise and after developing a technical snag, caught fire and exploded.

Incident has been confirmed by the IAF and  a court of inquiry has been ordered. No reported damage to civil or service property.

The debris of the aircraft scattered in 2-3 kms area on sand dunes. There is no news of any casualty. 

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