Bhaliana, Sep 10 (ANI): A MiG 21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Bhaliana village in Muktasar District of Punjab, killing a pilot Lt. Manu Akhotri on the spot on Thursday.
This is a seventh crash of a MiG aircraft this year.
Bhaliana is about 20 kilometers from Muktasar.
The aircraft was on a routine training exercise and had taken off from Bhatinda Air force station this morning.
Senior IAF officials have rushed to the spot to conduct investigations. (ANI)