Mig-27 crashes in West Bengal

July 24th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI  

Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), July 24 (ANI): A Mig-27 fighter aircraft crashed in Mainaguri in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri District on Saturday morning.

The incident took place near the Hashimara air base at around 10 : 30 a.m. today.

The pilot of the airport is, however, reported to be safe.

Earlier on February 16, an Indian Air Force pilot was killed as the MiG-27 crashed near Siliguri in West Bengal. (ANI)

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