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MiG-23 trainer aircraft crashes in Balesar near Jodhpur, both pilots eject safely

Jaipur: A MiG-23 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Thursady crashed in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district at around 11.30 am, with both the pilots ejecting safely.

The incident occurred in Balesar area, SP (Jodhpur Rural) Dr Ravi said.

It was a MiG-23 UB trainer plane and both the pilot and co-pilot are safe, defence source said.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the case.

Further details are awaited from the location which is around 60 kilometers from Jodhpur.

With inputs from agencies

Published Date: Jul 06, 2017 13:40 PM | Updated Date: Jul 06, 2017 14:22 PM

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