A MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in a residential area of Jodhpur on Monday morning, with the pilot ejecting safely. The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed at 11.30 am
The MiG-27, which had taken off from the Jodhpur Air Force Station, developed a technical problem and hit a locked house in Kudi Bhaktasni area, officials said. No one was injured on the ground
The plane caught fire after the crash and fire fighters were rushed to douse the blaze. The pilot had sought priority landing but as the engine failed, he had to eject. A court of inquiry has been ordered
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