IAF PLANE CRASH

  • Jaguar crash: Black box found August 6, 2011

    Mau: The black box of the Jaguar fighter aircraft that crashed in Dilahi Firozpur village, killing a pilot and a girl, was found on Saturday. The black box or digital flight data recorder, which was essential for probing the cause of the crash, was located by the village youths in...
  • IAF Jet Trainer crashes, pilots safe April 28, 2011

    Bangalore/Chennai: An Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) prototype aircraft crashed during routine flight test in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri district on Thursday, but both test pilots ejected to safety, police said. The IJT S3466, which was earlier reported as an Advanced Jet Trainer, was on routine flight testing when the mishap occurred in...
  • IAF trainer plane crashes in AP, two pilots killed July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in Medak, Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning. The plane was a HPT32 trainer aircraft and had two IAF pilots on board. Nitin Jain and Chaturvedi (full name not yet known) were the training instructors at the Air Force Academy. The two...
  • Wreckage of missing IAF plane found in Arunachal June 10, 2009

    Itanagar: The wreckage of an Indian Air Force aircraft, which disappeared with 13 defence personnel on Tuesday, was found at a village in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. All aboard the AN32 transport aircraft feared to have died when the plane crashed over Rinchi Hill above Heyo village,...
  • IAF jet trainer crashes in Karnataka, pilot killed January 21, 2009

    Bangalore: A Surya Kiran jet trainer of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed during a routine flight in Bidar town in Karnataka Wednesday morning, killing the pilot, Wing Commander R.S. Dhaliwal, officials said. "The trainer was on a regular training sortie when it crashed at 8.45 a.m. a few kilometres away from...