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MiG-21 crashes in Jammu and Kashmir, pilot dead

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 11:43

A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning.

Inspirational ex-fighter pilot MP Anil Kumar dies

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 19:43

Former fighter pilot MP Anil Kumar, who was paralysed neck-down after a motorcycle accident in 1988, passed away at the age of 50 in Pune after battling cancer.

Flying MiG-21 FL is like being closer to heaven: IAF pilot

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 14:12

The youngest Indian Air Force pilot to have flown the MiG-21 FL fighter jet, which phased out after a glorious 50-year service, said flying the `dream machine` felt like he was closer to heaven.

IAF bids adieu to one of its old workhorses - MiG-21

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 12:10

The Kalaikunda airbase on Wednesday witnessed three MiG-27 aircraft perform the Trishul Break Manoeuvre as a salute to the MiG-21 type 77 aircraft that was towed out and into the Hangar for the last time.

IAF to phase out MiG 21 FL variants on December 11

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 20:34

The iconic Mig-21 FL fighter jet, one of the first variants of the MiG 21 combat aircraft, which dealt severe blows to Pakistan Air Force in the 1971 war, will be phased out from the IAF on Wednesday.

Human error cause of July 15 MiG 21 crash: Antony

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 20:13

Human error was the cause of the crash of a MiG 21 fighter aircraft on July 15 in Uttarlai in Rajasthan in which the pilot was killed, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

10 fighter planes, 18 choppers have crashed in last 3 yrs: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 17:36

On the ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Antony said in the last six months, there have been 33 such cases in which one Indian soldier has died while three have been injured.

IAF’s MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft crashes, pilot killed

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 11:52

A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Uttarlai in Rajasthan on Monday.

MiG-21 crashes, pilot ejects safely

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 10:46

A MiG-21 aircraft of IAF on Friday crashed in Rajasthan`s Barmer district, with the pilot ejecting safely.

IAF lost 29 fighter planes in past 3 years: Minister

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 16:57

In the last three years, the Indian Air Force has lost 29 fighter planes including 12 MiG 21s in crashes in which six pilots lost their lives, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

`Iron Fist`: Prez, PM to witness IAF`s day-night demo in Pokhran

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 18:37

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony will witness operational capabilities of Indian Air Force in day-night demonstration `Iron Fist` in Pokhran, Rajasthan.

MiG-21 crashes in Gujarat, pilot safe

Last Updated: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 13:03

A MiG-21 Bison combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Saturday crashed near Naliya in Gujarat.