New Delhi : An Indian Navy trainer MiG 29 crashed into the sea on Thursday evening. The MiG-29K crashed while flying over the Arabian Sea, according to the Indian Navy. The search operation was launched as soon as this information was received.
According to the information so far, the rescue team has rescued one pilot and the search for another pilot is still on.
According to the Navy, orders have been given to investigate the incident. This aircraft was being used as a trainer aircraft. A search operation is being conducted to find the second pilot of the aircraft.
A MiG-29K trainer aircraft operating at sea met with an accident at about 1700 hrs on 26 Nov 20. One pilot recovered and search by air and surface units in progress for the second pilot. An inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident: Indian Navy
— ANI (@ANI) November 27, 2020
The MiG-29 aircraft is a Russian fighter aircraft. Its length is 17.32 m (56 ft 10 in). Its maximum flight weight is 18000 kg. The fuel capacity of this aircraft is 3500 kg.