IAF aircraft

IAF lost 27 aircraft, including 15 fighter jets and choppers, in crashes since 2016: Govt

In a written reply to a question, Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday that the Russian-make AN-32 aircraft is the "workhorse" of the IAF transport fleet and "there is no plan to phase it out" as they have "useful residual life". 

Jun 27, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

Remains of soldier found 50 years after IAF aircraft crashed in Himachal Pradesh

Despite several search operations, only four bodies could be recovered so far.

Jul 22, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

IAF aircraft conduct spectacular Surya Kiran display in Pune: In Pics

The daredevil performance was showcased by the IAF's SKAT team. 

Nov 25, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

IAF officer killed in Sukhoi jet crash cremated with full military honours

The body of a 25-year-old Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot, who was killed along with one of his colleagues after their Sukhoi jet crashed in Assam on May 23, was cremated with full military honours at his ancestral home here on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

It's an unforgettable trauma, says Yemen returnee

 Relief writ large on her face, a Keralite among the first batch of Indians who returned home after being evacuated from Yemen on Thursday said it was an unforgettable trauma with streets of the war-hit nation dotted with arms-wielding security personnel and civilians.

Apr 02, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

All IAF aircraft to have anti-collision devices: AK Antony

All IAF aircraft to be procured in future will have anti-collision technologies incorporated in them, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Monday.

Dec 17, 2012, 23:24 PM IST

IAF to replace Avro aircraft soon

The Indian Air Force will soon be phasing out the old Avro aircraft and have sought a request for proposal, a senior IAF official said on Sunday.

Nov 25, 2012, 22:36 PM IST

Saina Nehwal to fly in IAF aircraft

The Indian Air Force is planning to fly ace shuttler and Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal in its Kiran Mk II jet trainer at its officers` training academy in Didndigul in Andhra Pradesh next week.

Sep 21, 2012, 21:51 PM IST

IAF aircraft makes `delayed landing` in Guwahati

An Indian Air Force aircraft made a `delayed landing` at the Lokpriyo Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here.

Jun 23, 2012, 20:19 PM IST

J&K seeks IAF aircraft to rescue stranded people

J&K government has requested IAF for aircraft to rescue stranded people between Srinagar and Jammu.

Jan 20, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

IAF deploys eight aircraft at train accident site

The IAF has deployed 8 aircraft along with 180 army personnel for rescue and relief work at the site of the derailment of the Kalka Mail in UP.

Jul 12, 2011, 00:10 AM IST

Pak says IAF aircraft violated its airspace 20 times this year

Pakistan on Friday claimed that
Indian Air Force aircraft had violated its airspace 20 times
this year and 182 times since November 2007.

Dec 10, 2010, 21:50 PM IST

At least 132 dead, 600 missing in Leh cloudbursts

Six IAF planes landed Saturday in devastated Leh to carry out rescue and relief operations while the death toll rises to 132.

Aug 08, 2010, 10:36 AM IST

NSG to get IAF aircraft for operations

After getting the power to requisition any aircraft during emergencies, the NSG has got the approval of the Indian Air Force to use its planes to transport commandos for anti-terror duties.

Nov 25, 2009, 15:56 PM IST