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Pilot dies as IAF Jaguar aircraft crashes after taking off from Jamnagar


New Delhi:A senior IAF officer was killed in an air crash near Jamnagar in Gujarat on Tuesday morning.

A Jaguar fighter jet crashed killing the pilot, Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan. The crash took place at 10.30 am, IAF sources said.


The officer was the Air Officer Commanding of the IAF Jamnagar base. The base has a role in maritime security.

A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

The IAF said the Jaguar fighter aircraft was on a routine training mission.