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.
In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace. One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while other fell inside IOK. One Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground while two in the area.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 27, 2019