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In 9th Crash This Year, IAF’s MiG-27 UPG Goes Down in Rajasthan

According to official sources, the aircraft was on a routine mission from Jodhpur.

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According to official sources, the aircraft was on a routine mission from Jodhpur.
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A MiG-27 UPG aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Godana near Sheoganj in Sirohi, Rajasthan at 11:45 am on Sunday, 31 March, reported ANI. However, the pilot was able to eject safely.

The aircraft, which was on a routine mission, had taken off from Utarlai Air Force base. It experienced engine problems, leading to the crash about 120 km south of Jodhpur.

  • Visuals from the crash.

According to preliminary reports, there is no loss of property or life. A Court of Inquiry will investigate the cause of accident, the report said.

This is reportedly the ninth crash this year.

(With inputs from ANI.)

(This is a developing story. Further details are awaited. )

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