MiG-21

"The two pilots ejected safely according to the information passed to us from the village head from the spot, some 60 km from the district headquarters," Bhind Superintendent of Police Rudolf Alvares told media.

The 36-year-old IAF pilot had suffered injuries while ejecting from his MiG-21 Bison during the aerial combat between Indian and Pakistani air forces on February 27.

In yet another mishappening, Indian Air Force's (IAFs) MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashed in Bikaner district of Rajasthan after it reportedly suffered a bird hit. Fortunately, the pilot ejected safely, a defence ministry spokesperson said.

India also strongly objected to Pakistan’s vulgar display of an injured personnel of the Indian Air Force in violation of all norms of International Humanitarian Law and the Geneva Convention."

Shimla: A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed on Wednesday during a test flight in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district, killing its pilot, officials said. Squadron Leader Meet Kumar had last year featured in a promotional video clip in which he shared his love and passion for the MiG aircraft. Kangra Superintendent of …

New Delhi: Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa on Friday flew the last sortie of the ‘Hawkeyes’ squadron’s Mig-21, bringing a glorious end to the reign of the Type 96 variant of the fighter aircraft, a defence statement said. Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa, who is on a three day visit to Air Force Station Nal …