Jaipur: A MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district today, but the pilot ejected safely.
The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed near Allawani Ki Dhani after taking off from Uttarlai airbase, defence spokesperson S D Goswamy said.
The pilot bailed out safely, he said.
A Court of Enquiry has been ordered into the crash, the spokesperson added.
Story First Published: February 12, 2013 17:00 IST