Pilot ejects safely; Court of Inquiry to probe accident

A MiG-29 UPG fighter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) from an airbase near Jalandhar crashed on Friday. The pilot ejected safely.
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On May 08 at 1045h, one MiG-29 aircraft airborne on a training mission from an Air Force base near Jalandhar met with an accident. The aircraft had developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft, the IAF said.
The pilot has been rescued by a helicopter, it added.
A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of accident.