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IAF's MIG-23 crashes in Rajasthan's Balesar, pilots safe

PTI
Published : Jul 6, 2017, 1:47 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2017, 1:47 pm IST

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered after the incident took place.

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

Jaipur: A MiG-23 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Thursday crashed in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, 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, a defence source said.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered. Further details are awaited.

Tags: indian air force, mig-23 crash, aircraft crash
Location: India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur