New Delhi: An Indian Air Force (IAF), Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in Rajasthan on Monday but the pilot ejected to safety, an officer said. “The crash occurred around 12.45 PM. The pilot ejected to safety,' the officer said.

This is the second Mirage-2000 crash in 10 days. A trainer version of the jet had crashed in Madhya Pradesh February 24, but both pilots, one of whom was an air marshal, had managed to eject in time.