MiG crash are quite frequent sites airborne worthiness or technical fault,or aging factor are its chief criteria. Unfortunate when IAF planes need to be added we find periodic depletion in stock.
Today after the unfortunate news of goods rail mowing migrants sleeping on rail track another news of airplane MIG 29 of IAF crashes in Rurki Kalan Punjab.
IAF MiG-29 that crashed today was an upgraded UPG single seater.
IAF Mig-29 fighter jet crashes in Punjab
An IAF MiG-29 fighter has crashed near Rurki Kalan village in Punjab’s Nawanshahr district.
The pilot after ejection has landed in Hoshairpur. Pilot is safe
Local police say pilot/s ejected safely. IAF statement shortly.
ANI report flashed. A MiG-29 fighter aircraft crashed today near Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. The pilot managed to eject safely: IAF officials
One Mig-29 aircraft airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident. The aircraft had developed a technical snag&the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered:Indian Air Force (IAF)