Indian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jet crashes near Punjab’s Jalandhar
On Friday morning, an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 fighter jet crashed at Punjab.
The jet was on an Air Force base training mission near Jalandhar, when it formed a technical snag. The pilot ejected safely before the crash and has been rescued by a helicopter, the Indian Air Force said in a statement.
“On 08 May 20, at 10:45 am, one Mig-29 aircraft airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident. The aircraft had developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft. The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter,” the statement read.