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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215040
Last updated: 16 January 2019
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Date:04-SEP-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-27
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Devalia village, Jodhpur, state of Rajasthan -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jodhpur airbase
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The fighter plane crashed after a technical malfunction within minutes of taking off from the airbase . The pilot ejected safely.
"Two fighter jets were flying together, but suddenly one of them changed its course and took a turn towards the open area and crashed. We saw the pilot ejecting and he parachuted in to the agriculture field," , eyewitnesses said.

Sources:

www.deccanchronicle.com
https://sputniknews.com/asia/201809041067727373-india-jet-crash/
https://www.deccanherald.com/national/iafs-mig-27-fighter-jet-690987.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2018 05:17 gerard57 Added
04-Sep-2018 07:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
04-Sep-2018 08:07 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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