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An Indian Air Force fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan’s Bikaner on Friday.

According to early reports, it happens to be a MiG-21 combat jet. The initial reports suggest that both pilots are safe.

The report comes days after the IAF lost a pilot during a mid-air collision before the launch of Aero India Show in Karnataka’s Bengaluru.

In a statement, the Indian Air Force had said that, “damage to life and property in the vicinity of crash site is being ascertained.

A Court of Inquiry will investigate the cause of the accident.”

Two pilots ejected and have been evacuated to the Command Hospital.Third pilot sustained fatal injuries.“`