Sikkim: IAF fighter plane crashes

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 14:54 hrs

Mangan, Sikkim, Nov 30 (IBNS): A Jaguar fighter plane of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Mangan area of Sikkim on Friday, reports said.

Initial reports said, the fighter plane had taken off from Hashimara air field in West Bengal´s Jalpaiguri district.

The mishap occurred when it was on routine sortee of the border areas.

The pilot is reportedly missing.

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