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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57629
Last updated: 24 March 2019
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Date:28-JAN-2003
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar IS
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: JS1..
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mahrajan Firing Range, Bikaner, Rajasthan, -   India
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ambala AFS, India (VIAM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Jaguar crashes near Bikaner, pilot killed
PTI WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2003 02:57:43 PM

JAIPUR: An Indian Air Force fighter aircraft Jaguar crashed over Mahrajan Firing Range in Bikaner district late on Tuesday night killing the pilot, police said here on Wednesday. The aircraft, which was on a routine exercise from the Air Force station, lost contact from the air traffic control at about 10:30 pm on Tuesday and could not be traced till the wee hours of Wednesday, the police said. The pilot was identified as Wing Commander P K Mukhopadhyay.

The plane wreckage was spotted by residents of Kankrola village near the Maharajan Range on Wednesday morning, the police said. Senior government officials have rushed to the spot.

Sources:

http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_india.html
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crdetails.php?crno=737
http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
06-Jul-2011 00:15 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2011 01:18 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2011 12:16 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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