MiG-23 trainer fighter IAF plane crashes, pilots manage to eject safely
The MiG-23 was a trainer aircraft piloted by two personnel.Updated: Jul 06, 2017 13:05 IST
Press Trust of India, Jaipur
A MiG-23 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district on Thursday, but not before both pilots ejected out of the plane safely.
The incident occurred in Balesar area, superintendent of police (Jodhpur rural) Dr Ravisaid.
It was a MiG-23 UB trainer plane and both the pilot and co-pilot are safe, a defence source said.
A court of inquiry has been ordered.
Further details are awaited.
First Published: Jul 06, 2017 13:03 IST