MARCH 21, 2018
An Indian Air Force plane crashed in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday 20 March 2018. The aircraft was on a training exercise and the pilot reported to have ejected before the crash.
The jet had taken off from Kalaikunda Air Force station in Kharagpur, in West Bengal and went down in Mahuladangiri village in Baripada at 12.45 pm. The villagers took the pilot to a nearby health centre and he is reported to be in stable condition with minor injuries.