A Jaguar aircraft of Indian Air Force on Wednesday night crashed near Bholasar village in Rajasthan's Bikaner district but the pilot and co-pilot ejected safely.
Defence spokesperson SD Goswami said the pilots detected a technical problem while landing at Nal airport in Bikaner and ejected timely.
A court of inquiry has been ordered to ascertain facts. The aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, took off from Nal airport but crashed between Bholasar and Akasar villages.
IAF Jaguar aircraft crashes near Bholasar, pilots escape unhurt
Police said there was no immediate report of any loss to civil property. This is first incident of an IAF plane crashing this year.