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MIG-27 crashes in West Bengal, pilot safe

A MIG-27 aircraft crashed at Duria village in West Midnapore district Friday morning but the pilot bailed out safely.



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.

PTI

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