Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet is facing engine crisis​

The government said on Thursday Su-30MKIs have been facing engine troubles and have been forced to land on single engine 34 times since April 1, 2014.

Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet is facing engine crisis​

New Delhi: Amid depleting squadron numbers and fighter jet crisis, the Indian Air Force is now facing a problem with its frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi Su-30MKI.

The government said on Thursday Su-30MKIs have been facing engine troubles and have been forced to land on single engine 34 times since April 1, 2014.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha that the fleet of twin-engine aircraft has encountered mid-air engine problems due to which single-engine landings were effected.

 

 

Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a twin-engine multi-role aircraft developed by Russia's Sukhoi and built under licence by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the Indian Air Force.