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MiG-21 fighter jet crashes in Rajasthan

It took off from Uttarlai airbase near Barmer and it crashed after noon

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Publish Date: Sep 10 2016 3:15PM | Updated Date: Sep 10 2016 3:15PM

MiG-21 fighter jet crashes in Rajasthan

Photo: ANI

 

A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan on Saturday.

 
It took off from Uttarlai airbase near Barmer and it crashed after noon. 
 
"Both pilots ejected safely. There was no reported damage to civil or service property," the Defence Ministry said in a statement.
 
It was on a routine mission. A code of inquiry has been ordered.