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IAF MIG-29 jet crashes in Punjab, pilots safe

IAF MIG-29 jet crashes in Punjab, pilots safe

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 May 2020, 07:10 am

Chandigarh/IBNS:  An Indian Air Force's MIG-29 aircraft on Friday crashed in Punjab, officials said.

The crash took place near Jalandhar city.

The pilots are safe.

" On 08 May 20, at 1045h, one Mig-29 aircraft airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident," a government statement said.

"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," it said.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of accident. 

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