NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — An Indian Air Force MiG-27 fighter aircraft crashed in Jodhpur in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, Indian Air Force said in a statement on Monday.
Mig 27 crush in jodhpur thank god pilot is safe pic.twitter.com/NhyKTvrEuD— Prakash Bhatia (@prakash94142) 13 июня 2016 г.
"There has been IAF Mig 27 crash close to Jodhpur Airbase, 5 kms from the Airbase. The aircraft was on a training Mission. Pilots have ejected safely. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered in the incident," the statement read.
Earlier local media reported that several houses were damaged in the crash.
Major tragedy averted. Controversial MiG27 aircraft crashes in a populated area in Jodhpur. Pilots eject safely. pic.twitter.com/r3hFn1h6jL— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) 13 июня 2016 г.
The reasons behind the crash are still unknown.