Rajasthan News

Air Force Jaguar crashed in Bikaner

by RajasthanDirect
Jan 22, 2014

An Indian Air Force Jaguar aircraft crashed near Bholasar village in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district at night. Both the pilot and co-pilot ejected safely.

Defence spokesperson S D Goswami said the pilots detected a technical problem while landing at Nal airport here and ejected timely.

A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain facts.

The aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, took off from Nal airport but crashed between Bholasar and Akasar villages.

Police said there was no immediate report of any loss to civil property.

This is first incident of an IAF plane crashing this year.

src: http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Jaguar-Aircraft-Crashes-in-Rajasthan/2014/01/22/article2014364.ece

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