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Monday, September 1, 2008

SIXTH FIGHTER PLANE CRASH IN LAST 3 YEARS

On Monday , A MiG-29 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Jamnagar crashed into the Arabian Sea during a training sortie,
The pilot ejected and was safe, The Indian Navy divers from INS Valsura are deployed to the accident location to take out the flight data recorder from the sea.

The IAF has suffered six crashes this year. And this is the fifth MiG-29 crash since 2006, earlier crashes involved one MiG-27, two MiG-21s, an Advanced Jet Trainer Hawk and a Kiran trainer.
One pilot was killed in one of crash.

The MiG-29, from the 28 Squadron of IAF, had taken off from the Jamnagar air base, aircraft crashed at 50 km west of Jamnagar at about 12.00 a.m,

An inquiry has been ordered into the accident.

It is to note that this is the third MIG accident in last 3 years
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