A Jaguar aircraft of Indian Air Force on Mnonday 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 Indo-Pak border, defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said. A court of inquiry has been ordered, he said.
The aircraft, a deep strike fighter plane capable of carrying nuclear payload, was on routine training sortie when the incident occurred in the area which is near the Indo-Pak border, defense spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said.
This is the second incident in as many months where a Jaguar aircraft is facing mishaps. Another Jaguar aircraft was caught fire minutes before take off at Ambala air base in Haryana in September but the pilot ejected safely. In that incident, the pilot spotted the fire during the borted the take off and ejected safely….