MiG-27 crashes in Rajasthan, pilot safe
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Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 17:32
  
Jaipur: A MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed within two minutes of taking off in Rajasthan's Barmer district, but the pilot bailed out safely.

The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed near Allawani Ki Dhani in the Western sector, defence spokesman SD Goswamy said.

The MiG-27 took off at 3.55 pm and crashed at 3.57 pm, he said adding the pilot ejected safely.

A Court of Inquiry had been ordered into the crash, the spokesman said.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 17:32


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