At around 9 p.m. on Thursday, an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 Trainer jet crashed in the Bhimra (Bhimda) hamlet in Rajasthan’s Barmer region. The Indian Air Force announced that both pilots of the doomed fighter plane died in the incident.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari about this accident. The IAF head informed him in great detail about the situation. The IAF is yet to issue a formal comment.