One year since Balakot: Lessons learnt from the Budgam Mi-17 crash

A day after the Indian Air Force’s Balakot air strike on February 27, as IAF fighters engaged in a dogfight with at least two dozen Pakistan Air Force fighters in the Nowshera sector along the Line of Control, a Mi-17 V-5 chopper belonging to the 154 Helicopter Unit crashed within ten minutes of taking off from Srinagar.  Read More

Air Force Pilot Killed As Trainer Aircraft Crashes In Punjab’s Patiala

A Pipistrel Virus SW 80 trainer aircraft crashed soon after taking off from the Patiala Aviation Club airport, killing Wing Commander GS Cheema, an official spokesperson said.

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Jets Of Air Force Aerobatic Team Collide Ahead Of Bengaluru Air Show

BENGALURU: Two jets of the Indian Air Force’s Suryakiran Aerobatic Team collided in Bengaluru a day before the Aero India show begins in the city. The pilots of the two jets have ejected safely, initial reports said. No casualties reported till now.

The accident took place at the Yelahanka airbase in north Bengaluru.  Reports claims that the incident took place during a practice session for Aero India 2019, set to begin Wednesday.

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