The remark got here from Pakistan army’s reliable spokesperson Main Basic Asif Ghafoor.
“There are reviews of crash of an Indian airplane at the Indian aspect (in Budgam), we had no engagement with that airplane,” Ghafoor mentioned.
DG ISPR, Pakistan, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor: There are reviews of crash of an Indian airplane at the Indian aspect (in Budgam), we had no engagement with that airplane. pic.twitter.com/pWDYwVfoFR
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2019
Stories previous within the day mentioned that the IAF jet crashed in Budgam killing two pilots who have been within it.
The jet crashed in an open box close to Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10:05 am, the officers instructed PTI.
The jet broke into two and stuck fireplace instantly, the officers mentioned, including two our bodies have been noticed close to the website online crash.
The airspace over Jammu, Leh and Srinagar was shut because of security concerns after the crash.
The transfer to near the 5 airports comes amid escalation of anxiety between India and Pakistan after IAF performed moves on terror bases in Pakistan.
Airports at Chandigarh and Amritsar have been amongst the ones closed, consistent with airline officers.
In Srinagar, an reliable of the Airports Authority of India instructed PTI, “The civilian air site visitors has been suspended briefly in view of the emergency”.
The crash comes an afternoon after India mentioned that it performed an ‘non-military’ air strike in Pakistan’s Balakot.
On Wednesday morning Indian officers additionally mentioned that Pakistan jets violated India’s airspace in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri sectors and dropped bombs on their approach out.