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The two pilots have ejected safety and have been rescued, the official said.
A Mig-29 aircraft of the Indian Air Force airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident.
The aircraft had developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft. The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter.
A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.