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Jaguar Fighter Jet Crashes Near Jamnagar in Gujarat

India | News18 | June 5, 2018, 2:06 pm
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 An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet crashed soon after it took off from the Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat, killing the pilot. (Image: Special Arrangement)

An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet crashed soon after it took off from the Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat, killing the pilot. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Official sources said the aircraft was on a routine training mission and crashed around 10.30 am. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Official sources said the aircraft was on a routine training mission and crashed around 10.30 am. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 The pilot, Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan, died in the crash, the sources said. (Image: Special Arrangement)

The pilot, Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan, died in the crash, the sources said. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A Court of Inquiry into the incident has been ordered by the air headquarters to investigate the cause of the accident, the sources said. (Image: Special Arrangement)

A Court of Inquiry into the incident has been ordered by the air headquarters to investigate the cause of the accident, the sources said. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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"The plane, which was on a routine sortie, crashed near Bareja village," said an official in Gujarat. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 The plane's debris was strewn far and wide on the outskirts of the village, locals said. (Image: Special Arrangement)

The plane's debris was strewn far and wide on the outskirts of the village, locals said. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 (Image: Special Arrangement)

(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Debris from Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet that crashed during a routine training mission in Gujarat. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Debris from Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet that crashed during a routine training mission in Gujarat. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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