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IAF aircraft crashes in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district, one dead

The identity of the deceased could not be confirmed immediately

IAF aircraft

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Press Trust of India Srinagar
An IAF aircraft crashed on Wednesday in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing at least one person, officials said. The jet crashed in an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10.05 am, the officials said.
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The aircraft broke into two and caught fire immediately, the officials said, adding one body was seen near the site crash. The identity of the deceased could not be confirmed immediately, they said, adding the fate of the pilots was not known.
 

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First Published: Feb 27 2019 | 11:20 AM IST

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