Srinagar, February 27:

An IAF jet crashed on Wednesday in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing at least one person, officials said.

The jet crashed in an open field near Garend Kalaan village in Budgam at 10.05 am, the officials said.

The jet broke into two and caught fire immediately, the officials said, adding one body was seen near the site crash.

The identity of the deceased could not be confirmed immediately, they said, adding the fate of the pilots was not known.