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IAF’s MiG-23 jet crashes near Jodhpur

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JULY 06, 2017

A MiG-23UB jet trainer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed at Balesar near Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Thursday.

Both the pilots have ejected safely.

IAF sources said that the jet crashed approximately 60 km from Jodhpur while on a routine training mission.

Mig-23UB trainers are used to train pilots for the Mig-27 fighters in service with the IAF.

A Court of Inquiry (CoI) has been ordered.(Agencies)

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