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Navy’s MiG-29K Aircraft Crashes in Goa, Pilot Ejects Safely

The pilot ejected safely, a Navy spokesman said, adding that an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) MIG 29 releases bombs during an IAF exercise. Photo for representational purposes only.
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A MiG-29K aircraft of the Indian Navy crashed in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Goa on Sunday morning, 23 February, the Navy has confirmed. The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed off around 10.30 am, an Indian Navy spokesperson announced on Twitter.

The pilot ejected safely, a Navy spokesperson said, adding that an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

"The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely and has been recovered. An enquiry to investigate the incident has been ordered," the spokesperson said in a tweet.

The aircraft had flown from the INS Hansa base at Vasco in Goa.

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