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IANS tweeted an old plane crash photo as today’s MIG crash.

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IANS, India’s largest independent News Agency tweeted the unfortunate news of MIG-29K fighter aircraft crash with a photo of a plane crash crediting to themselves

Along with the image, IANS tweeted –“#भारतीयनौसेना का एक विमान #डाबोलिम अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाईअड्डा के निकट दुर्घटनाग्रस्त हो गया। एक अधिकारी ने बताया कि हालांकि विमान में सवार दो पायलट सुरक्षित बाहर निकल आए। Photo: IANS”
Translation – ” An aircraft of Indian Navy crashed near Dabolim International Airport. An officer said that two pilots came out alive safely. Photo” IANS”


They have deleted the tweet but you can see it archived here.



Yes, unfortunately an Indian Navy aircraft did crash but the photo claimed by IANS was wrong.


That photo was from a crash in Peru in Year 2015 i.e. 4 years ago


After deletion, they tweeted again with other photo


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