IAF MiG-27 crashes near Pokhran

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Jaipur, Feb 12 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-27 aircraft on Tuesday evening crashed near Pokhran in Rajasthan, officials said. The pilot ejected safely.

The plane was airborne on a training mission from Jaisalmer and crashed around 6.10 p.m. near the Pokhran range. An IAF spokesman said a court of inquiry would probe the cause of the accident.

–IANS

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