An Indian Air Force fighter aircraft on a routine flying training mission crashed near Bhuj in Kutch district of Gujarat on Friday. The Jaguar fighter had taken off from Bhuj air base at 11.40 am and it crashed 30 km north of Bhuj at Nakhtrana at about 12.06 pm. The pilot of the aircraft had ejected safely and there were no casualties on the ground. The plane had crashed at an open space at Nakhtrana. The Indian Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry into the crash of the aircraft. The aircraft was airborne when the pilot decided to eject after ensuring that it crashed at an open space, sources said. IAF's Jaguar fighter plane crashes near Bhuj, pilot ejects safely - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site Another reason why we need new aircrafts now [Capable of carrying nuclear missiles/bombs] !!