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IAF fighter aircraft crashes in Punjab; pilot ejects safely

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New Delhi, May 08: An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter aircraft crashed near Rurki Kalan village in Punjab's Nawanshahr district on Friday.

IAF fighter aircraft crashes in Punjab; pilot ejects safely

"We got to know about the crash around 10:30 am," said Alka Meena, senior SP.

It is learnt that the aircraft developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely at Hoshiarpur district's Rourki Khas village before the aircraft crashed.

Pilot has been rescued by a helicopter.

Meanwhile, a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

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