MiG-27 fighter jet crashes in Rajastha
New Delhi: A MiG-27 fighter jet, which was on a routine mission from Jodhpur, crashed in a village in Sirohi, Rajasthan, on Sunday, a Defence official said.
“Today (Sunday) morning at around 11.45 am, a MiG-27 UPG aircraft, which flew from Utarlai Air Force base, experienced engine problems leading to a crash at about 120 km south of Jodhpur. The pilot ejected safely,” the official added.
The official said that preliminary reports indicated no loss of property or life on ground.
A court of inquiry will investigate cause of the accident.