6/5/2018 2:52:33 PM
|written By : Team India Se|
An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet crashed in Mundra district of Kutch in Gujarat on June 4, reported Times Now.
The pilot, Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan, died when the IAF Jaguar belonging to the Jamnagar air base crashed on the outskirts of Beraja village. The plane was on a training mission. A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of accident.
The incident comes nearly four months after a Microlight Virus SW-80 helicopter of the IAF crashed in Assam's Majuli island, killing two pilots, Wing Commander J James and Wing Commander D Vats, in February.
An Mi-17 chopper also crashed in Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath in April, injuring six. An IAF chopper also crashlanded in Jammu and Kashmir’s Natha Top on May 23. However, all passengers and the crew were safe, reported the Hindustan Times.