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Navy's MIG-29K Fighter Jet catches fire, narrow escape for many at airport
Reported By: NMF Reporter On: 03 Jan 2018 03:57 PM
Navy's MIG-29K Fighter Jet catches fire, narrow escape for many at airport

Panaji, Jan 3: A MiG-29K aircraft caught fire after it skidded off the runway in Goa's Dabolim International Airport on Wednesday, after which the runway was closed for an hour, a senior airport official said.

A statement from the Defence Ministry spokesperson said the incident occurred when the fighter jet, manned by an trainee pilot, skidded. Goa airport operates from the Indian Naval base INS Hansa.