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MiG 21 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilot ejects

Barmer (Raj), Aug 25: A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan’s Barmer district on Wednesday evening but the pilot ejected safely, a defence spokesperson said.

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“The aircraft was on a routine sortie when it crashed, ” the spokesperson said.

The incident occurred near Bhurtiya village under Sadar police station area, Superintendent of Police, Barmer, Anand Sharma said .

“There is no civilian casualty due to the crash of the fighter plane. Policemen have reached the spot,” he said.

The pilot had safely ejected, the spokesperson said.

PTI

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