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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57634
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:16 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: JS1..
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gorakhpur -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Gorakhpur AB, India
Destination airport:
IAF Jaguar crashed into Gorakhpur township:

An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter plane crashed in the busy Boulia railway colony of Gorakhpur while on its regular sortie today. There was no casualty, and the pilot baled out unhurt. The plane caught fire and was reduced to ashes within minutes of the crash, and parts of two railway buildings were damaged in the mishap. The plane's debris was scattered over several parts of the city including on the roof of a school, a hotel and platform number six of the local railway station.

On receiving the information, fire-tenders rushed to the crash site and extinguished the fire. An airforce helicopter rescued the pilot from Jatepur colony and brought him to the air force station. Senior district administration officials also reached the accident site and started their investigations. The airforce personnel at the site refused to give any information about the accident.


Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
11-Jul-2011 01:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2011 01:18 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 13:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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