Plane crashes in Rajasthan 2 Killed
2 pilots of the Indian airforce killed on Thursday after MiG-21 jet crashed during a training sortie in Barmer. Rajasthan.
Barmer Deputy SP Jaggu Ram said that the locals reported a fireball crashing in the ground the debris was spread over 1 Km and the impact left a carater 15 feet deep. The damage was such that they could not figure out if there was one or 2 pilots in the aircrafts. But no damage to the locals has been reported
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari following the crash and wrote on twitter” Deeply anguished by the loss of two Air Warriors due to an accident of IAF's Mig-21 trainer aircraft near Barmer in Rajasthan.Their service to the nation will never be forgotten. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of sadness.”