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Indian fighter jet crashes, pilot safe

Christian Fernsby |
A fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in western state of Rajasthan on Tuesday evening, an official said.

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Topics: INDIA   

The pilot of the crashed jet ejected safely, and no casualties were reported on the ground, said the unnamed source.

"A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed near Suratgarh in Rajasthan today evening due to technical malfunction. The pilot managed to eject safely. A court of inquiry has been ordered to probe the accident," the private news agency Asian News International tweeted.

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