MIG-27 fighter aircraft crashes, seven injured

May 15th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI  

Jodhpur: May 15 (ANI): A MIG-27 fighter aircraft crashed near Jodhpur today during a training sortie, reportedly injuring seven persons.

The pilot ejected safely.

According to defence sources, the crash took place around 8:30 am. in Konkani village in Luni, 42 km from Jodhpur.

According to SP (Rural) Jodhpur, Sharad Kaviraj, seven persons were injured in the mishap, one of them seriously.

An inquiry has been ordered into the accident. (ANI)

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