A MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashed over the Arabian Sea on Thursday night, the Indian Navy informed. One pilot has been rescued while search by air and surface units is in progress for the second pilot.
An inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident.
In January 2018, a MiG-29 K fighter jet had overshot the runway at Goa airport and crashed. The pilot, a trainee, had then managed to remove the canopy and walk away safely from the aircraft, which caught fire after crashing.
The incident occurred when the fighter jet, manned by a trainee pilot, veered off runway, the Defence Ministry spokesperson had said.