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Indian Air Force's MiG-21 Fighter Jet Crashes In Rajasthan


Indian Air Force's MiG-21 Fighter Jet Crashes In Rajasthan

Representational picture if a MiG-21 plane.

New Delhi:

A MiG-21 fighter plane of the Indian Air Power crashed right now night close to Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, a senior police officer instructed information company PTI. A search operation is on to find the pilot. The precise location of the crash has not been revealed but.

The aircraft crashed within the Desert Nationwide Park space beneath the Sam police station, Jaisalmer SP Ajay Singh instructed the company. The SP mentioned native police reached the spot and he’s additionally on the best way to the crash web site.

Confirming the information, the official deal with of the Air Power tweeted, “This night, round 8:30 pm, a MiG-21 plane of IAF met with a flying accident within the western sector throughout a coaching sortie. Additional particulars are awaited. An inquiry is being ordered.”

A number of MiG-21 crashes have been reported this yr alone. The plane has been dubbed “flying coffin” because it makes information repeatedly for crashes. From 1971 to April 2012, as many as 482 MiG plane have met with accidents, killing 171 pilots, 39 civilians, eight service personnel, and one aircrew, the federal government had instructed Parliament in Might 2012. “The causes of accidents have been each human error and technical defects,” the federal government had mentioned.

This can be a creating story; extra particulars shall be added quickly. 
 

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