Two pilots, civilian killed after IAF Fighter jet crashes in Budgam




Srinagar: Two pilots and a civilian were killed after a Fighter Jet of Indian Air Force (IAF) has crashed in Garend Kalan area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday morning.

A police officer said that the IAF jet was crashed at Garend Kalan, some 7 kilometers away from Budgam town at around 10:40 am.

In the incident, the pilot and co-pilot died on the spot, he said.

Meanwhile Reuters reported that a civilian has also been killed in the crash.

Police has rushed to the spot and are verifying the incident, he said.

He said that the bodies of the two pilots were recovered from the site. (GNS)


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