Visuals from the spot showed huge flames emanating from a downed aircraft.
"On 8 May 2020, at 1045h, one MiG-29 aircraft airborne from an airbase near Jalandhar met with an accident. The aircraft had developed a technical snag and the pilot ejected safely as he was unable to control the aircraft," a statement from IAF, released a short while ago, read.
Here are the visuals from the spot
Indian Air Force fighter air craft reportedly has crashed near Hoshiarpur in Punjab. Two pilots have ejected safely as per eye witness accounts. Indian Air Force likely to issue statement giving details shortly. pic.twitter.com/I4HxQqHp0O