In the Bharatpur area of Rajasthan, one aircraft crashed on Saturday.
According to police superintendent Shyam Singh, the plane went down in a field near the city’s Ucchain neighbourhood. But whether it was a helicopter or a plane was not immediately apparent. Additionally, it was not yet known if it was a military or civil aircraft.
Bharatpur DSP said he received information about the plane crash at around 10 am and added that a search is going on for the pilot. “Received information about a plane crash around 10-10.15 am. After coming here, it was found it was an IAF fighter jet. Going by the debris, we are unable to judge if it’s a fighter plane or a regular plane. Yet to know if pilots got out or are still in”.
IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari and CDS Gen Anil Chauhan are both in contact with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The ministry has inquired about the crash’s specifics.
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