Jaguar crash kills pilot
Published : February 27, 2004
A Jaguar fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Thursday crashed about 45 km from Jaisalmer, killing the pilot, Wing Commander Ravi Khanna. This is the second accident involving a fighter plane near Pokhran this month.
The aircraft, which took off from Jaisalmer air station on a regular sortie exercise, crashed at around 9.30 am in the field firing range.
There was no civilian casualty or damage to property on the ground, police said