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MIG 27 crashes in West Bengal, pilot safe

india Updated: Sep 24, 2010 11:00 IST

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A MIG-27 aircraft crashed at Duria village in West Midnapore district this morning but the pilot bailed out safely.

The aircraft was on a routine sortie when it crashed at 8:30 AM in the village, District Magistrate N S Nigam said.The aircraft had taken off from the Kalaikunda airforce base.

Another helicopter from Kalaikunda has brought back the pilot to the airbase.

A commission of enquiry has been instituted.