IAF's Jaguar aircraft crashes in Pokhran, both pilots safe

Jaipur: A Jaguar aircraft of Indian Air Force on Monday crashed in Pokhran area of Rajasthan, but both the
pilots ejected safely.

The aircraft was on routine training sortie when the incident occurred in the area which is near the India-Pakistan border, defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said.

A court of inquiry has been ordered, he said. The trainer aircraft crashed following a technical snag, IAF sources said.

Jaguar aircraft, a deep strike fighter plane, is capable of carrying nuclear payload.


Updated Date: Oct 03, 2016 17:06 PM

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