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MiG-27 fighter jet crashes in Rajasthan

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IANS New Delhi
A MiG-27 fighter jet, which was on a routine mission from Jodhpur, crashed in a village in Sirohi, Rajasthan, on Sunday, a Defence official said.
"Today (Sunday) morning at around 11.45 a.m., a MiG-27 UPG aircraft which flew from Utarlai Air Force base experienced engine problems leading to a crash at about 120 km south of Jodhpur. The pilot ejected safely," the official added.
The official said that preliminary reports indicated no loss of property or life on ground.
A court of inquiry will investigate cause of the accident.
--IANS
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First Published: Mar 31 2019 | 2:04 PM IST

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