New Delhi: An Indian Air Force Mig-29 fighter has crashed in Punjab, reported ANI. According to reports, the pilot is safe as they ejected before the plane went down. Also Read - Unlock 1 Guidelines in Punjab: Shop, Salons And Beauty Parlours Allowed to Function, Restrictions to Continue in Containment Zones | Deets Here
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“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. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered,” the IAF said in a statement.
The crash took place around 10.30 am, the officials said.
The official said the pilot has been rescued by a helicopter and a court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.