An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter plane MIG-21 crashed today in the Bijbehara region of the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, say reports. The pilot was killed after the plane crashed in a field. The video shows the crash site and ruins of the aircraft.

The Indian Army declared that the MiG-21 plane, which was on a routine sortie, crashed in a farm at Mirhama in Bijbehara, Anantnag in South Kashmir.

Our condolences to the pilot’s family. Further reports of the crash are awaited.

Watch video: LIVE footage – IAF fighter plane MIG 21 crashes in Kashmir, pilot dead.