IAF's MiG-29 fighter aircraft crashes in Punjab, pilot safe
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IAF's MiG-29 fighter aircraft crashes in Punjab, pilot safe

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New Delhi, May 8 : An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter aircraft MiG-29 on Friday crashed near Jalandhar in Punjab. The pilot has ejected safely.

“On 08 May 20, at 1045h, one Mig-29 aircraft airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident. The aircraft had developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft,” the IAF said in a statement. The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident. As per reports, after the mayday situation, the pilots crashed the plane in an open field. (UNI)

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