Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashes near Nal in Rajasthan, pilot safe
An Indian Air Force MiG-21 today crashed after getting airborne from Nal near Bikaner in Rajasthan. The aircraft was on a routine mission. The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely. A court of Inquiry will be set up to investigate the cause of the accident.
The Bikaner Superintendent of Police, Mohan Sharma told the media that the MiG aircraft crashed in Shobhasar ki Dhani, some 12 km from Bikaner city. The police rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area. No loss of life has been reported so far.
On February 27, Indian Air Force Mi-17 V5 helicopter crashed near Srinagar. Six airmen onboard and a citizen on the ground died in the crash. On February 1, 2019, a Mirage 2000 jet crashed at HAL airport, Bengaluru resulting in the death of two IAF pilots.
– PTC NEWS