To investigate the incident, an inquiry has been ordered. The Indian Navy said, one pilot, has been recovered and searches by air and surfaces units are in progress to locate the second one.
NEW DELHI: A MiG-29K trainer aircraft of the Indian Navy has been lost over the Arabian Sea on Thursday evening. The Navy said one pilot has been rescued while a search by air and surface units are in progress for the second pilot, adding that more details about the crash are awaited.
The Indian Navy has a fleet of over 40 MiG-29K fighter aircraft based out of Goa and also operated from the INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier.
The incident took place at around 5 pm in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy said. This is the third mishap of MiG-29k aircraft in the last one year.