A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Friday crashed between Amran and Jivapar villages in Jamnagar, with the pilot ejecting safely.

The aircraft was on a routine sortie from the Jamnagar airbase.

“A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed at 11.29 am between Amran and Jivapar villages near Jamangar air base,” an official said.

“The pilot ejected safely when the plane crashed,” he said.

A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

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