November 8, 2013

MiG-29 crashes in western India, pilot survives

On Friday, a MiG-29 of the Indian Air Force crashed in the state of Gujarat in western India; the pilot catapulted safely, reported local media.

The incident occurred near the Jamnagar Air Force base station. Investigations into the incident have been initiated. No other details are being reported as yet. The Indian Air Force has 70 numbers of such aircrafts in active service. In August 2012, two Mi-17 helicopters collided with each other mid-air near the vicinity of the Jamnagar Air Force base killing nine people.

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