Two Indian Air Force pilots managed to escape from a major tragedy when their fighter plane cashed and ravaged at Goriapathar area in Sivasagar district on Wednesday morning. It was MiG 21 was completely ravaged in the incident. According to information, it was a case of technical snag that forced flight lieutenant Nanda and Squandron leader Sapnadwip Singh to go for emergency landing by parachutes on the ground.
The incident took place at Konwargaon No 2 at Tengapukhuri Goriapathar area under Mathurapur police station at around 10-45 in the morning. The local residents got wind of the incident as they came to hear a huge sound in the sky and saw two persons coming down. Immediately after the incident, five fire tenders were rushed to the spot and thus brought the situation under control. Both the pilots were sent to Chabua hospital for minor injury.
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