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IAF crashes: Frequent phenomenon has claimed lives of many pilots; 12 major incidents in two years raise alarm
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IAF crashes: Frequent phenomenon has claimed lives of many pilots; 12 major incidents in two years raise alarm

On Sunday, a MiG 27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Jodhpur in Rajasthan but the pilot ejected safely. However, this is not the first instance of an IAF aircraft crash in recent times.

India-Pakistan tensions: The advice General Bhishma would give Prime Minister Narendra Modi today
India

India-Pakistan tensions: The advice General Bhishma would give Prime Minister Narendra Modi today

This is a dharmayudha, a righteous war between good and evil, fight it in every way, use every tool you have — military, diplomatic, communications, economic — and win it. For too long your country has languished under Pakistan’s terror assault.

India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why
India

India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why

It is critical to debunk the myth that Abhinandan’s release was a peace gesture by Pakistan. It was rather a desperate damage control act, given Pakistan’s fragile fiscal health and the collateral perils of escalating tensions with India at this stage.

IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'
India

IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'

Abhinandan Varthaman LIVE updates: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah-Attari border on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. "The nation is proud of your exemplary courage. Our armed forces are an inspiration for 130 crore Indians," he said.

India-Pakistan tensions updates: Release of captured pilot a gesture in consonance with Geneva Conventions, says IAF
India

India-Pakistan tensions updates: Release of captured pilot a gesture in consonance with Geneva Conventions, says IAF

India-Pakistan tensions LIVE updates: Narendra Modi will conduct a security review meeting with all three service chiefs, and intel chiefs, CNN-News18 reported. NSA Ajit Doval will be briefing the prime minister about the day's developments.

Fake news flying thick on India-Pak air strikes; don't buy the BS: Photos purportedly of felled MiG-21 actually those of F-16 debris
India

Fake news flying thick on India-Pak air strikes; don't buy the BS: Photos purportedly of felled MiG-21 actually those of F-16 debris

Given the relatively short period of time within which these three developments broke, confusion reigned on social media where journalists, news portals and those following the news traded various versions of the yet unverified reports of the three air crashes.

Modi has tough choices after Pakistan's capture of IAF pilot: Diplomacy may work, but will have strategic, political costs
India

Modi has tough choices after Pakistan's capture of IAF pilot: Diplomacy may work, but will have strategic, political costs

Pakistan's foray into Indian airspace — as expressed by the statement released by MOFA on Wednesday morning — was aimed more at reclaiming some lost ground and playing to the gallery back home instead of a serious retaliation.

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan to be released tomorrow: Move lays ground for trust in Imran Khan's leadership
India

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan to be released tomorrow: Move lays ground for trust in Imran Khan's leadership

It is now clear that at least one pilot, reportedly named Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, is in Pakistan’s custody. Which is not surprising. This is what happens in war. Each side accepts this reality

India-Pakistan air strikes updates: Abhinandan the only pilot in custody, says Pakistan military after claims of capturing two
India

India-Pakistan air strikes updates: Abhinandan the only pilot in custody, says Pakistan military after claims of capturing two

India-Pakistan air strikes LIVE updates: DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter, "There is only one pilot under Pakistan Army’s custody. Wing Comd Abhi Nandan is being treated as per norms of military ethics."

No reports of any IAF jet damaged by Pakistan, defence sources tell PTI; say Pak F16 strike report to be verified as well
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No reports of any IAF jet damaged by Pakistan, defence sources tell PTI; say Pak F16 strike report to be verified as well

Earlier in the day, Pakistan claimed it shot down two Indian military aircraft over Pakistani air space and arrested at least one of the pilots.

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'
India

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'

Reports had said that in retaliation to Tuesday's airstrike, Pakistani jets had violated the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri sectors.

Wreckage of IAF chopper found in Arunachal Pradesh's Pampunpare district, all crew members reported dead
India

Wreckage of IAF chopper found in Arunachal Pradesh's Pampunpare district, all crew members reported dead

The wreckage of the IAF chopper, which went missing with three crew members on board in Arunachal Pradesh, was found in Pampunpare district. All crew members are reported dead.

IAF helicopter missing in Arunachal Pradesh: Search operations on, police claims it may have crashed
India

IAF helicopter missing in Arunachal Pradesh: Search operations on, police claims it may have crashed

A massive ground search operation is on for the second day on Wednesday in Arunachal Pradesh for a missing Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter with three operating crews on board, an official said.

IAF chopper with three on board goes missing in Arunachal Pradesh, search operation begins
India

IAF chopper with three on board goes missing in Arunachal Pradesh, search operation begins

An Indian Air Force (AIF)’s Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) with three on board went missing on Tuesday near Sagalee in the Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh, according to PTI.

Seven feared dead as IAF chopper crashes in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh
India

Seven feared dead as IAF chopper crashes in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh

An Indian Air Force chopper on Friday crashed here with all seven persons on board feared killed.

 IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Chhattisgarh as Naxals open fire
India

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Chhattisgarh as Naxals open fire

An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing at a forested location in Chhattisgarh today evening after Maoist rebels opened fire on it