Chandigarh: An Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft crashed near Suratgarh in Rajasthan late on Tuesday while on a routine training mission. The pilot managed to bail out safely.
“During a training sortie in the western sector, a MiG-21 Bison aircraft experienced a major technical fault. The pilot ejected safely. There is no loss of life. A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident,” a tweet by the IAF said. — TNS