250-kg bomb falls off IAF plane; no one hurt

New Delhi In a freak incident, a bomb fell off a Mirage 2000 aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force. The aircraft was on a routine sortie.

The 250-kg bomb fell from the Mirage 2000 and exploded near Pokhran in Rajasthan. No one was injured.

A court of inquiry has been ordered to establish why the bomb fell off the plane.

Further details are awaited.
Story First Published: September 15, 2009 16:08 IST

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