IAF jet crashes in Budgam, two pilots feared dead

Srinagar: Two pilots were killed after a fighter Jet of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Garend Kalan village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday morning, reported GNS.

A police officer told GNS that the IAF jet crashed at Garend Kalan, some 7 kilometers away from Budgam town at around 10:40 am.

In the incident, the pilot and co-pilot died on the spot, he said. Police has rushed to the spot and are verifying the incident, he said.

The police officer said that the bodies of the two pilots were recovered from the site.

More details awaited.

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