Sunday, December 03, 2017

Emergency landing for MiG-21 at city airport

Jaipur: A MiG-21 of Indian Air Force (IAF) which was on its routine sortie had an emergency landing at the Jaipur airport when the team of two pilots realized some technical snag.
Both wished to land at Jaipur airport and after getting permission from the air traffic control, the aircraft landed at the Jaipur airport. Engineers of the IAF will repair it so that it can fly to the next destination on Sunday.
According to authorities, the aircraft landed safely at Jaipur airport. "It had some technical snag and the pilots asked us about landing it at our airport at 3.15 pm on Saturday. Their team will arrive in Jaipur on Sunday to repair the aircraft. Presently, the aircraft is stationed at the airport," said a senior officer of air traffic control on Saturday.
According to the sources, MiG-21 was on its routine sortie from Gwalior to Jaisalmer.
03/12/17 Times of India

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