An Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar fighter plane crashed in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
The pilot managed to eject safely. The plane had taken off from the Gorakhpur Air Force station on a routine sortie.
Uttar Pradesh: Latest visuals from Kushinagar where an Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter plane crashed today, the pilot managed to eject safely. A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the accident. pic.twitter.com/MZxgwjWHrS— ANI (@ANI) January 28, 2019
Police said the plane crashed in the Hatempur area of the district. No casualty has been reported, they said.
The IAF sources said a court of inquiry has been ordered by the air headquarters to investigate the accident.
(With inputs from agencies)