Mig Fighter Jet Crashes In Suratgarh, 3 Civilians Died
In Rajasthan's Suratgarh Air Force space, a mig fighter jet crashed in the morning hours. The incident occurred during its routine morning sortie in which pilots reported safe, three civilians died in the accident. The pilot is safe and a military helicopter has reached the accident site for rescue. Three women were killed and three more were injured in the crash. Bikaner range IG Om Prakash supervising… read-more
Tags: Mig Aircraft, Air Force, Indian Air force, crash, 3 Civilians
Courtesy: Zee News India
Indian Air Force Keeps Watch On Pakistani Airlines Landed In India
The Indian Air Force was closely monitoring a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 jetliner which crossed into the Indian airspace last week. The inspection started after it failed to land at Lahore airport because of heavy rain in the region. The Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-248, had taken off from Muscat for Lahore, but it had to abort its landing because of poor weather conditions.
Tags: Indian Air force, Automobiles, weather conditions, Pakistan Airlines
Indian Air Force Rescued 192 Stranded Indians From War Hit Sudan
In non-stop 24 hours flights, the Indian Air Force (IAF) rescued another batch of Indian nationals stranded in war hit Sudan. As per sources, in this IAF trip, the Indian air force officials flew the G-17 Globemaster-III aircraft and rescued Indians. With this, the Indian Government launched 'Operation Kaveri' rescued approximately 3,862 stranded nationals. The mission was one of a kind, airlifting children, women and students from war-torn… read-more
Tags: Sudan, operation kaveri, Indian Air force, RESCUE OPERATION, Stranded Nationals
Courtesy: The Times of India
Flying Object Spotted Over Tirumala Region, TTD Trust Alerts
The Tirumala locals and police spotted a flying object over the TTD temple, creating commotion in the region. As per sources, the police spotted three flying helicopters, despite the fact that the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam is a no flying zone. According to the initial investigation, the helicopters were of the Indian Air Force, and were flying to Chennai from Kadapa. However, a case has been registered and investigation is underway.
Tags: TTD, Tirumala Region, Indian Air force, Tirupati Police, Regional News
Courtesy: The Hans India
Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter Crashes In Arunachal Pradesh
An Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter crashed near Mandala, Arunachal Pradesh, on March 16. The helicopter was performing an operational sortie near Bomdila, when it was reported to have lost contact with the air traffic control (ATC.) Search parties have been organied, and operations are underway to look for the crew in the helicopter. Furthermore, this is not the first time such tragic crash was reported in AP.
Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, Helicopter Crash, Indian Air force, Search Operation, Indian Army
Courtesy: Zee News India
MiG 29K Fighter Flight Crashes Near Goa Coast, IAF Issues Statement
In a breaking incident, a MiG 29K fighter aircraft crashed over sea on a routine sortie off Goa coast after it developed a technical malfunction while returning to base. On October 12, the pilot ejected safely and was recovered in a swift search and rescue operation. The incident was confirmed by the Indian Navy in an official statement. Furthermore, a Board of Inquiry (BoI)… read-more
Tags: Travel, Fighter Aircraft, Indian Air force, Breaking News, crash
Iranian Origin Plane Bound To Cross Indian Air Base Receives Bomb Threat, IAF Scramble To Intercept
The Union Civil Aviation received a bomb threat in an Iranian-origin aircraft, Mahan Air flight headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran in Iran, scheduled to cross over the Indian airbase. Amid the threat, and refusal of landing in India, Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighter jets from Punjab and Jodhpur airbases were scrambled to intercept the plane, which avoided landing. Moreover, the nature of the threat call is unclear.
Tags: aircraft, Iranian Plane, China, bomb threat, Indian Air force
Rajnath Singh To Induct Light Combat Made-In-India Helicopters Into IAF
Made-in-India light combat helicopter will be inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 3. The indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) which will be a major boost to the IAF. The chopper will be inducted in the presence of the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Notably, 15 LCH choppers will be included in the Indian Defence sector, 10 for the IAF, whereas the remaining for the Indian Army.
Tags: Indian Air force, Rajnath Singh, Light Combat Helicopters, Indian defence, IAF Induction Ceremony
Indian Army, Navy & Force Celebrate 76th Independence Day With Enthusiasm
Marking the historic 75 years of Independence Day, on August 15, the Defence Forces of India are celebrating the 76th Independence Day. As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), commemorative visits are being undertaken by Indian Navy ships to foreign ports on every continent (except Antarctica). Furthermore, the Indian Air Force also celebrates the event at air bases. Whereas, the Indian Army unfurled 75-foot Tiranga.
Tags: Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air force, National Flag, Independence Day
Indian Air Force Receives 57,000 Applications For Agnipath Scheme Despite Widespread Protests
The Indian Air Force on June 27, recieved 57,000 applications for enrollment into the Agnipath scheme. Meanwhile, Congress party staged 'Satyagraha' at 3,500 assembly headquarters. Congress party also submitted a memorandum to PM Modi urging him to withdraw the Agnipath scheme. The Agnipath scheme is a defence services recruitment process implemented by the centre, which immediately received criticsm and was welcomed by some.
Tags: Indian Air force, Agnipath Scheme, Congress, PM Modi, satyagraha
Courtesy: Hindustan Times