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.
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.
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.
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.
An Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet crashed near here in Punjab, Tuesday morning, police said.
An Indian Air Force (IAF) combat pilot was killed in a MiG fighter jet crash near Bikaner in Rajasthan on Tuesday.
DRDO is developing a more capable version of the LCA
called the Mk II, which is expected to be ready by the end of
A total of 19 crashes involving
the MiG 21 fighter aircraft of the IAF have taken place in the
last five years in which seven pilots were killed, the Rajya
Sabha was informed Wednesday.
A MIG 21 fighter aircraft of IAF Thursday crashed in Muktsar district of Punjab, killing the pilot.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai