The Indian Navy said that the aircraft suffered a bird hit and one of the engines on the right caught fire. The two pilots on board, Captain M Sheokhand and Lt Commander Deepak Yadav ejected safely
“We are still flying MiG-21 which is 44 years old but nobody driving cars of that vintage,” Air Chief Dhanoa said
"All 4 missile seeker heads recovered intact from the wreckage and held," said Maj General Asif Ghafoor.
'India has lost at least 8 war planes in the past one month, two of them were shot down by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in a recent engagement'
India will induct the French-made Rafale combat jet in September, the chief of the Indian air force B.S. Dhanoa said on Monday.