- Two external fuel tanks of a Navy MiG-29K plane fell off separately.
- No damage to life or property was reported.
- A Board of Inquiry has been initiated into the incident.
A Board of Inquiry has been initiated into the incident.
A minor fire broke out on the runway of INS Dega when a drop tank, which carries additional fuel, jettisoned accidentally while the MIG was taking off on a routine training sortie around 10 am, Navy sources said.
Ground support staff quickly doused the flames and no one was injured in the fire. There was also no damage to the aircraft or the runway, the sources maintained.
However, no damage to life or property was reported.
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