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IAF Aircraft Crashes At Rajasthan's Sirohi During Routine Sortie. UPDATES

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:

Update at 1:45 PM:  Official details from IAF:

On Sunday morning at around 1145h a MiG-27 UPG aircraft which got airborne from Utarlai Air Force base experienced engine problems leading to a crash at about 120 kms South of Jodhpur. Pilot ejected safely. Preliminary reports indicate no loss of property or life on ground. A Court of Inquiry will investigate cause of the accident.

Update at 1:20: Plane had two pilots, both are reported to be safe 

Update at 1:06 PM: According to the PTI, the Aircraft involved in the crash was a MiG 27 

On Sunday morning an Indian Air Force Aircraft in Rajasthan's Sirohi, crashed during a routine mission. 

A team from Jodhpur has rushed to the spot. 



(Developments to follow)