MIG-21 Fighter Jet crashes in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh

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A MIG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Wednesday crashed near Mehra Palli village in Jawali area of Kangra district.

According to initial reports, the aircraft was coming from Pathankot air base in Punjab and crashed in Kangra district. 

SP Kangra has confirmed about the crash and said it occurred around 1:30pm.

The pilot of the plane was reported to be missing.

According to the sources, rescue teams are on their way.

More details are awaited.