MIG-21 catches fire while landing

May 23rd, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin  

Darjeeling , May 23 (ANI): A MIG-21 aircraft caught fire in Darjeeling district while landing at the Bagdogra airport on Friday morning.

Though the aircraft was damaged, the pilot was safe. A court of inquiry has been ordered.

Group Captain of Indian Air Force, Bagdogra, M K Dey said the aircraft caught fire at 9:30 am while returning from a routine sortie.(ANI)

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