Ministry of Defence

Mig 29k accident at Goa Airport

Posted On: 03 JAN 2018 1:07PM by PIB Delhi

An Indian Navy MiG 29K aircraft operating from Naval Air Station at Goa was involved in an accident on 03 Jan 17. The pilot aborted take-off during a training sortie. During deceleration, the aircraft veered off the end of runway and caught fire. The pilot jettisoned the canopy and egressed the aircraft safely. The fire was expeditiously doused by the safety services. A Board of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of accident.

The runway at Goa was cleared and services were restored expeditiously.

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