MiG-21 fighter plane crashes in Rajasthan

No loss of life has been reported in the crash

By: PTI | Jaipur | Updated: September 10, 2016 5:10 pm
rajasthan, Mig 21 crash, Mig 21 air crash, Mig 21 plane crash, Rajasthan Mig 21 crash, rajasthan air crash, rajasthan plane crash, thane plane crash, airflight crash, india news MiG-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer (Rajasthan), Court of Inquiry ordered. Both pilots ejected safely. (ANI)

A fighter aircraft of Indian Air Force on Saturday crashed in Rajasthan’s Barmer district but no loss of life has been reported.

“The aircraft crashed near Uttarlai airforce station in Barmer,” a defence spokesperson said, adding further details are awaited.

“The plane crashed at an open field near Malio ki Dhani, about 20 km from the city. There is no information of any loss of life or property so far,” Superintendent of Police, Barmer, Gagandeep Singla said.

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“The pilot is said to have ejected before the crash,” he said.