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The accident occurred around 2.30 p.m. after the Sukhoi aircraft took off from Uttarlai Air Force base in Rajasthan, an IAF spokesperson said.
"Both pilots are safe. An inquiry will be held," the IAF spokesperson added.
On Wednesday, a Chetak helicopter of the IAF also crash-landed near Allahabad, after taking off from Bamrauli near the city.
The chopper toppled as the pilots tried to land it in an uneven field. Both pilots were safe, and a Court of Inquiry was ordered later.
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