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India Confirms One of Its Pilots Is Missing in Action, Jet Lost

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India confirmed it has lost one MiG 21 jet and a pilot is missing in action, hours after Pakistan said it had shot down two Indian planes and taken the pilots into custody.

India has yet to ascertain that the missing pilot is in Pakistan’s custody, said Raveesh Kumar, India’s foreign ministry spokesman in a media briefing in New Delhi, in India’s first statement on today’s events.