MiG 29K trainer jet crashes into sea, search for one missing pilot on

MiG 29K trainer aircraft crashes into sea, search for one missing pilot on
MiG-29 jet | Representational Image

New Delhi: A MiG-29K trainer of the Indian Navy ditched on Thursday evening while operating at the high seas and one pilot has been rescued while another is still missing, Navy officials said on Friday.

The incident took place at around 5 pm in the Arabian Sea, they said.

The Navy has deployed surveillance aircraft and ships to locate the missing pilot. A high-level inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident, the officials said.