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India - Press Information Bureau

IAF MIG-29 (UPG) AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Defence

Posted On: 08 MAY 2020 12:19PM by PIB Delhi

On 08 May 20, at 1045h, 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. The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of accident.

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IN/BSK

(Release ID: 1622063)



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