An Indian Air Force fighter jet MiG-27 crashed near Jodhpur’s Deolia village, reports have said. The plane crashed during a routine mission and the Air Force has said that a court of inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident, reported ANI.
The aircraft, which had taken off from Jodhpur’s airbase, crashed near a field and burst into flames but the pilot was able to eject from the jet safely, reported India Today. Large crowds had gathered on the field near the crash site.
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Local police and fire brigade reportedly arrived at the spot in the village where the jet crashed.