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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226658
Last updated: 31 July 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:AFS Ambala -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:AFS Ambala
Destination airport:AFS Ambala
IAF said: " On the morning of 27 June19, an IAF Jaguar aircraft loaded with two drop tanks & Carrier Bomb Light Stores (CBLS) pods took off from AFS Ambala for a training mission. Immediately after take off, the aircraft encountered a flock of birds. The bird hit resulted in the failure of one engines.The pilot jettisoned two additional fuel drop tanks & CBLS Pods as per Standard Operating Procedure & safely landed the a/c. The dropped fuel ignited into two large fire balls.


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Revision history:

28-Jun-2019 21:41 Iceman 29 Added
29-Jun-2019 10:32 royrohan86 Updated [Embed code, Damage]
30-Jun-2019 18:27 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
30-Jun-2019 18:27 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
02-Jul-2019 17:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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