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Goa Airport shuts down after fighter jet skids off runaway

News Agencies | Updated on: 3 January 2018, 16:51 IST
(ANI)

Goa's Dabolim Airport was shut down on 3 January after a MiG-29K fighter jet of the Indian Navy went off the runway while taking off.

The Indian Navy said that the aircraft caught fire and the blaze was being extinguished.

A trainee-pilot, who was the commander of the fighter jet, ejected out of the aircraft on time, it informed.

No casualties have been reported so far.

Further details are awaited. 

-ANI

First published: 3 January 2018, 16:51 IST
 
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