Navy's fighter plane MiG-29K crashes, pilots eject safely

16 Nov 2019 01:16 PM

In a tragic incident, a MiG-29K fighter plane belonging to Indian Navy crashed at Verna on Saturday morning after the plane's engine caught fire. The two pilots however managed to eject safely.



 The plane was a total write-off. The plane was on a training mission and had taken off from INS Hansa.


Pilots Captain M Sheokhand and Lt Cdr Deepak Yadav ejected.


The MiG-29K is the aircraft carrier version of MiG-29 stationed at INS Hansa and designated for aircraft carrier Vikramaditya.


Reporter: HIru Mahale | Desk: Rosario Soares



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