MiG-21 Fighter Jet Crashes in Gujarat's Jamnagar, Pilot Safe

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MiG-21 Fighter Jet Crashes in Gujarat's Jamnagar, Pilot Safe

Picture of the crashed MiG-27 in Jamnagar, Gujarat.


Gujarat: 

A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force today crashed near Bed village in Gujarat's Jamnagar disrtict.

The pilot  was able to eject safely before the crash. The jet was on a routine exercise mission.

"The pilot safely ejected and landed in tide-pool created by the sea water near the spot," said Suerintendent of Police Neeraj Badgujar.

The pilot who has sustained minor injuries was rescued by an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper immediately after the crash.

A court inquiry has been initiated to determine the cause of the crash.

This is the second MiG fighter jet that has crashed in this week.

A MiG-27 jet had crashed on Tuesday in Barmer, Rajasthan hitting a passing by motorcycle. The rider was seriously injured, while the pilot who ejected before the crash, suffered minor injuries.

 

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