Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet crashes in Jaisalmer, pilot killed

The MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force has become a victim of an accident in Jaisalmer. According to the information, this accident happened in the evening in the DNP area near Ganga village.

Jaipur: The Indian Air Force has suffered another setback. Army's MiG-21 aircraft became a victim of an accident in Jaisalmer. According to the information, this accident happened in the DNP area near Ganga village. Top officials of the police force, fire brigade and administration have reached the spot.


Pilot dies in accident

The pilot of the plane has died after the crash. The search team recovered the body of the pilot but could not be saved as he was badly scorched in the fire. According to the information, this accident happened in Jaisalmer in the area adjacent to the India-Pakistan border. Although the reason behind this was bad weather or technical fault, it will be investigated later. Rescue operation is currently being conducted on the spot.


CDS lost his life in Coonoor accident

Recently, the helicopter of the country's first CDS General Bipin Rawat crashed in Coonoor in which 14 people including Rawat's wife were killed. A high-level investigation is underway by the Air Force into this accident. Such accidents have happened in the past with MiG planes and questions have been raised many times regarding their safety.


Earlier, a MiG-21 plane had crashed in Arunachal Pradesh in November but the pilot had managed to eject safely. A similar incident has happened in Barmer, Rajasthan in which the pilot's life was saved.