IAF Mig 29 Crash: A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Nawanshahr in Punjab on Friday morning.
The MiG-29 pilot ejected after the plane developed a technical snag and did not respond to his instructions.
The fighter jet, which had taken off from Adampur Air Force Station near Jalandhar in Punjab was on a training mission.
“The aircraft had developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft,” Indian Air Force said in a statement.
“The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter and a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident,” said the IAF.
IAF pilot is safe
The pilot, who has been identified as Wing Commander MK Pandey, has landed safely and there was no loss of life or property to civilian population was reported due to the crash.