C-130J crash: IAF rejects counterfeit Chinese parts theory

The Indian Air Force has ruled out that the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft could have crashed due to suspected counterfeit Chinese parts.

No Chinese parts in US aircraft: India

None of the aircraft supplied to IAF by the United States contain `counterfeit` electronic parts supplied by Chinese companies, Defence Minister AK Antony told Lok Sabha.

`Verifying reports of faulty Chinese parts in def equipment`

Antony also tabled a list of various defence equipment purchased from America during the last five years.