Air Force Fighter Plane Crashes In Barmer, Two Pilots Killed
Barmer/New Delhi: An Indian Air Force fighter jet crashed in the Baitu area of Rajasthan’s Barmer district on Thursday night, killing two pilots. According to the Indian Air Force, this aircraft was on a training flight. The incident happened near Bhimda village of Baytu at 9.10 pm on Thursday. The Indian Air Force tweeted, “IAF’s two-seater MiG-21 trainer aircraft took off for a training flight from Uttarlai airport in Rajasthan this evening.
The plane crashed near Barmer at around 9:10 pm. Both the pilots suffered life-threatening injuries. Court of Inquiry has been ordered to find out the cause of the accident.” Earlier, Barmer Collector Lok Bandhu told ‘PTI-Bhasha’, “It was an Air Force aircraft which was near Bhimda village of Baitu. crashed down.
On receiving information about the crash of the plane, the top officials reached the spot. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Air Force Chief VR Choudhary regarding the accident. “Extremely saddened to lose the lives of two air warriors in the MiG-21 trainer aircraft of the Air Force in Barmer, Rajasthan,” Singh tweeted. Will go My condolences to his family in this hour of grief.
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