Indian man distributing wedding invitations hit by MiG-27 wreckage

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Fighter jet falls on biker in Rajasthan
Sudhanshu Mishra | Mail Today | Jaipur, January 28, 2015 | UPDATED 05:51 IST



The MiG-27 was on a routine sortie from the Jodhpur air base to Uttarlai base at Barmer. PTI.A MIG-27 fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer on Tuesday and a part of it fell on a passing motorcyclist.

Twenty-six-year-old Loon Singh was on his way to a village to distribute invitation cards of his wedding when the jet crashed around 3 pm. Singh had a miraculous escape though he suffered burns and injuries on his hand. His bike was completely burnt.

According to defence ministry spokesperson Lt. Colonel Manish Ojha, the pilot ejected safely before the crash at Mahabar village, around four km from the Barmer city. Later, helicopters were flown to the crash site for rescue operations. The MiG-27 was on a routine sortie from the Jodhpur air base to Uttarlai base at Barmer in western Rajasthan.

The Indian Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry into the incident.

Read more at: Fighter jet falls on biker in Rajasthan : India, News - India Today
 

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They didn't mention the reason of the crash?

Wishes of speed recovery to the groom.
 

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What a misfortune to this groom. Hoping for his fast recovery.
 

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I too hope he recovers from his injuries. But let this be a lesson to everyone to send invitations through the mail.
 

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I hope he recovers soon. However the defenceoffice of India should investigate the reason for the crash in order to avoid same accident or events in the future.
 

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