INDIAN CRASH: India said May 15 that a Mig-27 Indian Air Force fighter crashed near Luni, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Jodhpur, around 8:20 a.m. local time. The aircraft launched from the Jodhpur air base and was on a routine training sortie. The pilot, Squadron Leader P. Dhawan, ejected safely. An inquiry has been ordered to investigate the reasons of the accident, according to the official announcement.
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