Midnapore: A MIG-27 aircraft crashed at Duria village in West Midnapore district Friday
morning but the pilot bailed out safely.
The aircraft was on a routine sortie when it crashed at 8:30 am in the village, District Magistrate NS Nigam said.
The aircraft had taken off from the Kalaikunda airforce base.
Another helicopter from Kalaikunda has brought back the pilot to the airbase.
A commission of enquiry has been instituted.