1. IAF trainee jet crashes near Hyderabad, all three aboard safe

IAF trainee jet crashes near Hyderabad, all three aboard safe

An Indian Air Force trainee jet crashed near Hyderabad in the morning today.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: September 28, 2017 2:38 PM
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An Indian Air Force trainee jet crashed near Hyderabad in the morning today. As per India Today, all three aboard, including the pilot, are safe. As per statement by IAF, a Kiran which left from Hakimpet Air Force Station for routine training mission had crashed minutes after take off. “Today morning, at around 11.45 am, a Kiran aircraft which got airborne from the Hakimpeth Air Force station in Hyderabad for a routine training mission crashed. The pilot, a trainee flight cadet, is safe,”PTI quoted a source as saying.
This comes after an army helicopter crashed in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this month when an advanced light Helicopter crashed at Tsogstalu Helipad in Jammu and Kashmir’s eastern Ladakh. After the incident all passengers were safe and no major injuries were reported, Indian Express said. Two army commanders – General officer commanding 14 corps and General officer commanding 3 Division were onboard on the Dhruv helicopter.

Earlier in May, a Sukhoi 30 aircraft had gone missing minutes after take off from the Tezpur IAF base in Assam during a routine training sortie. As per Indian Express, the aircraft had lost radar and radio contact around 60 km northeast of the air base. Days later bodies of two missing plots were found.

In another incident this year, an IAF crashed in Barmer IN mARCH, leaving three villagers injured. Both  pilots of the Sukhoi-30MKI ejected safely. The incident occured near Shivkar village in Sadar police station area in Barmer, Additional SP Rameshwar Lal told the Indian express.

“Villagers told us that the pilot ejected shortly before the crash. Air Force officials have been informed about the incident,” he was quoted as saying by Indian express,He further said that the crash had caused damage to a hamlet.

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    UNNI PILLAI
    Sep 28, 2017 at 10:09 pm
    Your reporting appears to have have have strong Anti HAL view.
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