An Indian Air Pressure’s MiG-21 crashed in Rajasthan on Friday, Indian media studies stated.
The airplane, a MiG-21 ‘Bison’, crashed after it reportedly hit a hen. The pilot ejected and is reportedly secure.
The jet went down in Bikaner’s Shoba Sar ki Dhani space within the Indian state of Rajasthan. Investigation into the incident is beneath approach, media studies stated.
The Indian Air Pressure stated in an announcement that the MiG-21 had taken off from the Indian Air Pressure’s Nal airbase in Rajasthan and that it was on a routine mission.
The crash comes amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, following Indian incursions into Pakistani airspace and subsequent downing of two Indian plane by Pakistan Air Pressure.