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IAF aircraft crashes near Barmer, pilots safe

IAF aircraft crashes near Barmer, pilots safe

The aircraft was on a regular sortie when it crashed in Shivkar Kudla village in Bramer. "Both the pilots ejected safely", Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said. There has been no casualty in the unfortunate incident, however, it being reported that three of the civilians have sustained injuries, who have been rushed to the hospital for further treatment. Both pilots are safe. The local police have reached at the spot and are handling the situation.

An IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI crashed in Barmer today.

The Sukhoi-30MKI is twin-seater, twin engine multi-role fighter of Russian origin, capable of carrying a variety of medium-range guided air-to-air missiles with active or semi-active radar or infra-red homing close-range missiles.

The unfortunate accident took place at 2:45 pm on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Air Force, the jet took off from Jodhpur and after a technical snag crashed in Barmer.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundha Raje in a tweet said: "News of Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft crash in Barmer is extremely unfortunate".

The incident comes on the day a Chetak helicopter toppled in Allahabad.

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