Jaipur: In a tragic accident, an IAF aircraft crashed near Uchain Pingora in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district due to a mechanical issue today.
The aircraft crashed in an open field in the city’s Ucchain neighborhood, according to Superintendent of Police Shyam Singh, though it wasn’t immediately apparent if it was a helicopter or a plane. Additionally, it was not known at that time if it was a military or civil aircraft.
“I have reached the spot. Officials from the defence unit are here. We are making the effort to trace the pilot,” added the SP.
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From the earlier reports, Bharatpur District Collector Alok Ranjan said that it was a chartered jet, but defence source conform IAF jets have crashed.
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“Received info 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’re unable to adjudge if it’s a fighter plane or a regular plane. Yet to know if pilots got out or are still in,” Bharatpur DSP at Bharatpur, Rajasthan.
As per the report, as soon as villagers heard the “something” from nearby, they immediately rushed to the spot and started trying to extinguish the fire. However, the aircraft burned to ashes in no time. There is a possibility that two people were inside the aircraft.
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