An MiG-21 aircraft crashed in Barmer, Rajasthan on Saturday.
The pilot managed to eject in time and escaped death. A court of inquiry ordered has been ordered into the crash.
Several MiG-21s have crashed in the past. Last year, reports of an aircraft crashing in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Over 170 IAF pilots have been killed in crashes ever since the MiG-21s were introduced.