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.
IAF lost another Fighter Jet, this time a Mig-29. Both Pilots ejected safely. pic.twitter.com/dw7uDPuwSg— Mihir Jha âœï¸ (@MihirkJha) May 8, 2020
"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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