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MiG-27 crashes in Bengal, pilot killed

February 16, 2010 23:51 IST

An Indian Air Force pilot was killed as the MiG-27 he was flying crashed in Siliguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday evening.  

The incident occurred in Hasimara area of West Bengal's Siliguri district today evening.  

The MIG reportedly crashed just after its take off.

Meanwhile, the Indian Air Force has ordered an inquiry into the incident, a private channel reported. 

Source: ANI