IAF's MiG crashes in Rajasthan; pilot killed

Jul 15, 2013, 12:49 IST | Agencies

A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of IAF today crashed while landing at Uttarlai Airbase in western Rajasthan, leaving the pilot dead.

The aircraft was on a routine sortie when it crashed at 9.30 am at Uttarlai, Defence Spokesperson S D Goswami told PTI. 

The pilot was killed in the mishap.

A court of inquiry has been constituted to ascertain the cause of the incident, the spokesman said. 

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