Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Pilot safe as Fighter Plane MiG-27 crashes in Jodhpur India - 4th Sept. 2018

Pilot safe as MiG-27 crashes in Jodhpur
Jaipur, September 4: A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in an agriculture field in Jodhpur's Banad area during a routine mission on Tuesday morning. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered. Defence spokesperson Col Sombit Ghosh in his statement said that “The pilot ejected safely.”. The Russian-made single-seater tactical strike fighter fell within minutes of taking off from the Jodhpur airbase.

“The crash occurred between 8.30-9:00 am. The pilot landed safely with a parachute,” Dangyawas SHO Surendra Singh said. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Jodhpur East) Amandeep Singh Kapoor said there was no loss of life or property. Eyewitnesses saw two fighter jets flying together but one of them suddenly took a turn towards the open field and crashed.
MiG-27 crashes

Source of Information: The Tribune Newspaper.

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