An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed into a sand dune in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan on Friday night, killing pilot and wing commander Harshit Sinha.
An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed during a training flight in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, on Friday. Wing commander, pilot Harshit Sinha, was killed in the accident.
The accident happened in the village of Sudasiri near the Indian-Pakistani border in Jaisalmer. According to Jaisalmer, JV Ajay Singh, the plane crashed in the Desert National Park area of the Sam Police Station.
The SP said that local police have arrived at the scene.
“A MiG-21 of the Indian Air Force crashed while taking off on a training flight in Sector West at around 8.30 pm tonight,” the Indian Air Force also said on Twitter.
He added that he had issued “orders” to investigate.
Dalpat Singh, SHO of Sam Police Station, also said the plane crashed into the sand dunes near Sodasari.
In addition, An eyewitness in a settlement near the Desert National Park said he saw the plane explode in the fire. He claimed that the plane caught fire before it hit the ground.
Twitter statement of great personality of Rajasthan about crashed plane
He said: “It is saddened to see that the Indian forces are weakened by the death of the Wing Commander, Harshit Sinha, in the event of the crash of the night plane and the advance of the perfect courageous courage. “We also share their grief and pray for their strength,” he said. Jahlut poison.
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra also issued a statement of condolence on the death of an Indian Air Force pilot.
In addition, Rajasthan Raj Bhavan tweeted, “The sudden death of Wing Commander Mr. Harshit Sinhaji in the MiG-21 crash in Jaisalmer District is very unfortunate. Governor Mr. Kaliraj Mishraji also expresses his deepest condolences to his family. What,” Rajasthan Raj Bhavan tweeted.
The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot also expressed his condolences to the family of Wing Commander Harshit Sinha. “We are saddened to understand that Wing Commander Harshit Sinha died when a MiG-21 bashed during a training flying in Sector West. My heartfelt condolences to his family. We share their grief and pray for their strength.