MiG-21 crashes in Gujarat, pilot safe
New Delhi: A MiG-21 Bison combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Saturday crashed near Naliya in Gujarat, the second such accident this year. The pilot is safe.
The lone pilot, a wing commander, bailed out safely, an IAF spokesperson told a news agency here.
No casualty was reported on the ground, the officer said.
The fighter aircraft, which took off from Naliya air base, was on a routine training sortie when it crashed.
"This is the second accident of a MiG-21 this financial year," the spokesperson said.