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Jodhpur: MIG 21 crashes; pilot safe

Written by: Staff

Jodhpur, May 27: In another MIG crash that was reported on Wednesday, May 27, MIG 21 'Bison' plane crashed near Jodhpur, however, the pilot ejected safely.

The war plane took off from the Jodhpur airbase in the noon and crashed n a barren stretch land in Luni village in Mordijoshyan, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Kaviraj informed. He added that there was no damage on the ground and that the pilot had ejected safely.

This is the third MIG crash reported over the period of one month. The last incident that took place was that of MIG 27 fighter aircraft, which crashed on May 15. There was one involving Sukhoi-30MKI air superiority fighter which crashed near Jaisalmer on Apr 30.

With the MIG 21 'Bison' crash the Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost five air crafts.

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