Information agency ANI now reports the aircraft that arose in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district was not just a MiG-21 fighter jet as earlier reported, however an Indian Air Force Mi-17 transportation chopper. Officials also have found two bodies out of the wreck site.
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2019
The SSP of all Budgam, that achieved the crash site, said:”IAF’s technical crew will arrive and ascertain specifics. Till now, we’ve found two bodies.” It had been first reported that an IAF MiG-21 jet crashed in a open field near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10.05 am, ” the officials said.
The identity of the deceased persons wouldn’t be able to be confirmed immediately, official said. Meanwhile, in a separate incident, Pakistani fighter jets Wednesday violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Nowshera sectors but were pushed back by Indian aircraft, senior officials said.
The Pakistani jets dropped bombs while returning, officials said. There had been no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.