Indian Air Force jet crashes in Punjab; pilot ejects safely

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 08, 2020, 12:16 PM IST
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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.