Russian fighter jet crashes, pilot killed

A pilot was killed when a Russian fighter jet crashed in southern Russia Sunday morning, a senior Air Force official said.

Astra missile test-fired on second consecutive day

After perfect developmental trial of "Astra", India test-fired its indigenously developed beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, 15 km from here.

Body parts of crashed MiG-29’s pilot recovered

More than nine months after a MiG-29 crashed in Lahaul-Spiti area of HP, the IAF has found some body parts, believed to be of its pilot, in glaciers.

Missing MiG-29 pilot dead

The remains of the pilot of the ill-fated MiG-29 combat jet that crashed in the Himalayan heights of Himachal Pradesh last month have been recovered.

Massive combing operation on to locate crashed MiG

A massive combing operation is on to retrieve the main wreckage of an IAF MiG-29 combat jet and to locate its other parts, including the black box, in the snow-bound Himalayan terrain of Himachal Pradesh.

Massive search for MiG-29 wreckage on

Massive combing operations continued Wednesday, with trekkers managing to climb snow-bound peaks in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul Valley to locate a missing IAF MiG-29 combat jet and its pilot.

IAF renews search for MiG-29 pilot, wreckage

The IAF on Thursday renewed its search for the pilot and the wreckage of the MiG-29 combat jet that crashed in Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh.

Will ground MiG-29 if needed: Indian Navy Chief

The aircraft is the trainer version of the MiG-29K that the Indian Navy fleet will operate from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (erstwhile Admiral Gorshkov) when it joins the fleet in 2013.

MiG-29K develops technical snag in Goa

A MiG-29K fighter plane developed a technical problem at INS Hansa base but caused no casualties.

Russia will complete MiG-29 upgradation by 2013

Russia will complete the upgradation of Indian Air Force`s 60 MiG-29 fighters by 2013 which will extend their service life by another 15 years.