The trainee pilot managed to eject safely from the MiG, which immediately caught fire after crashing. "A Mig29K aircraft with under-trainee pilot goes off runway while taking off at Goa airport. 3 flights were diverted from Goa airport. The Goa airport operates from the Indian Naval base, INS Hansa. This is the first time in history that a MiG-29 fighter jet has crashed.
Source: India Today January 03, 2018 07:52 UTC