NEW DELHI, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) — A MiG-29K trainer fighter aircraft belonging to Indian navy crashed into the Arabian sea, following which a pilot went missing, officials said Friday.
Another pilot onboard was rescued.
The fighter jet crashed during a training mission on Thursday evening.
“A MiG-29K trainer aircraft operating at sea met with an accident at about 5:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday. One pilot has been recovered and search by air and surface units in progress for the second pilot,” reads a statement issued by Indian navy.
Meanwhile, navy has ordered an inquiry to investigate the incident.