Pilot goes missing as MiG 21 crashes in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra

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Shimla: A MiG 21 pilot has gone missing after  his fighter jet crashed in a village in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh today, police said, PTI reported

The fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village under the Jawali police station, Kangra Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Patial said.

The SP was quoted as saying by  PTI that he and other officials were on their way to the spot.

The aircraft had taken off from the Pathankot air base in Punjab, officials said.