J&K: Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter crashes in Budgam

Elias Hubbard
February 27, 2019

Reports said that all the commercial flights have been cancelled, while some of them are on hold for security reasons.

An aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday morning. The debris was found 7 kms from the airport. "The IAF team will investigate the crash site and provide more details", said Superintendent of Police, Nagpure Amod Ashok.

There has been a heavy fire near the crash site.

Meanwhile, in a separate report, officials said that Pakistani jets violated Indian air space in J-K's Poonch and Rajouri sectors, drop bombs on way out. The pilot of the MiG-27 had ejected safely. IAF aircraft MIG 21 reportedly crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam.

In a major breakthrough, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday launched surgical strike-2 on the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) camps in Pakistan. Other pilot who had also ejected has succumbed to injuries in a hospital. PAF shot down 2 Indian aircraft inside Pak airspace.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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