The plane had taken off from Nal near Bikaner. The pilot is said to have ejected safely.

A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan’s Bikaner on Friday. The plane crashed after it reportedly suffered a bird hit.

The plane had taken off from Nal near Bikaner. The pilot is said to have ejected safely.

The plane was on a routine training sortie and hence was unarmed.

A Court of Inquiry has been instituted to look into the accident.

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