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Military Flight Safety

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby bodhi » 31 May 2017 20:17

http://newsable.asianetnews.tv/kerala/i ... ound-assam

They didn't make it :cry:

RIP the braves.

Posting from mobile. Apologies if this doesn't look right

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Karthik S » 31 May 2017 20:56

ANI‏Verified account @ANI_news
Both pilots of Su-30 aircraft which crashed approx 60 Km from Tezpur Airbase on 23 May died in crash. Court of Inquiry already ordered


Om Shanti

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby shiv » 01 Jun 2017 07:06


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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Vivek K » 01 Jun 2017 09:02

RIP brave sons of India.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Khalsa » 01 Jun 2017 09:56

There is more coverage about Priyanka Chopra's legs with Narendra Modi than than these two souls.
Honestly WTF and facepalm !!
{I don't care if she wears a Burqa or a Bikini with the Prime Minister in the room, by the way.}

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Mort Walker » 01 Jun 2017 10:17

Very sad. They couldn't eject indicates catastrophic failure or as claimed of guided flight into terrain.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby jayasimha » 01 Jun 2017 11:20

R.I.P brave hearts.
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Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
31-May-2017 20:19 IST
Pilots of Crashed Iaf Su-30 Aircraft Fatally Injured

Sqn Ldr D Pankaj and Flt Lt S Achudev, the pilots of the Su-30 aircraft sustained fatal injuries when the aircraft crashed approximately 60 Km from Tezpur Airbase on 23 May 17. Analysis of the Flight Data Recorder of the aircraft and certain other articles recovered from the crash site revealed that the pilots could not initiate ejection before the crash. The wreckage of the aircraft was earlier located on 26 May 17 after continuous search operation in the area.

The Su-30 aircraft took off around 1030 h on 23 May 17 and had gone off the radar and lost radio contact around 1110 h when aircraft was around 60 Kms from Tezpur. The aircraft was on a routine training mission as part of a two aircraft formation.

The aircraft was declared overdue and Search and Rescue operations were launched to locate the aircraft and the pilots. Help from civil administration and military authorities was also sought to locate the aircraft. Aerial search was commenced based on the last known position of the Su-30 MKI. Incessant rain, dense clouds and difficult terrain hampered the search operations in air and on the ground.

A court of Inquiry has already been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

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http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease. ... lid=163299

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby manjgu » 01 Jun 2017 12:19

commercial flights routinely fly thru bad weather...just wondering how do fighter jets cope with bad weather? dont the fighters have radars to monitor weather etc? clouds? are fighters more susceptible to bad weather?

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby chetak » 01 Jun 2017 13:56

Mort Walker wrote:Very sad. They couldn't eject indicates catastrophic failure or as claimed of guided flight into terrain.


CFIT controlled flight into terrain.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Manish_P » 01 Jun 2017 14:05

Very sad news. Deepest condolences to the families of the departed warriors.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby shiv » 01 Jun 2017 14:16

manjgu wrote:commercial flights routinely fly thru bad weather...just wondering how do fighter jets cope with bad weather? dont the fighters have radars to monitor weather etc? clouds? are fighters more susceptible to bad weather?

Commercial flights avoid bad weather or fly above the weather. Fighters fly into bad weather if need be and have to do very low level flying

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby DrRatnadip » 04 Jul 2017 17:52

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/union-m ... 441342.cms


Union minister Kiren Rijiju's chopper makes emergency landing, all safe

The Mi-17 helicopter with Rijiju and seven other passengers and crew members on board was flying from Guwahati to Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh when it faced heavy rains and fog.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby arshyam » 05 Jul 2017 07:11

Arunachal: IAF helicopter goes missing with three on board - By ANI, TNIE
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], July 4 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) that was deployed for lifting people stranded due to road blockage went missing, along with three crew members, between Sagalee and Itanagar districts of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.

The chopper was rescuing people who were stranded due to landslides that were triggered by rain.

Informing about the incident, Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said, “Weather is turbulent in North-East. I'm safe but whole State machinery is geared up to locate IAF ALH chopper missing almost at same time”.

Rijiju further tweeted, “Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and state government are mobilising local people to locate missing IAF helicopter which was on a rescue mission.”

“CM @PemaKhanduBJP ji & State Govt mobilising local people to locate the missing IAF helicopter which was on a rescue mission in Arunachal”.

Earlier in the day, Kiren Rijiju’s chopper made an emergency landing due to bad weather.

The Mi-17 helicopter landed to an alternative place as it was caught in heavy rain and fog, which made navigation difficult.

Rijiju was travelling to Ziro in Arunachal to attend the local Dree festival there. He was also going to overview the disaster preparedness and to meet paramilitary personnel deployed along the Sino-India border.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Marten » 06 Jul 2017 14:14

IAF's fighter jet crash lands in Jodhpur
NEW DELHI: An Indian Air Force's MiG-23 trainer aircraft crash landed on Thursday at Rajasthan's Balesar in Jodhpur district, PTI reported.

"It was a MiG-23 UB trainer plane and both the pilot and co-pilot are safe," News agency said while quoting defence sources.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby gauravsh » 06 Jul 2017 14:38

^^^ Marten saar, weren't Mig-23 phased out ??

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Kakarat » 06 Jul 2017 14:50

gauravsh wrote:^^^ Marten saar, weren't Mig-23 phased out ??


Mig-23 trainers are still in use for Mig-27 training

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby Austin » 07 Jul 2017 11:02

Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Wreckage Located MOD Press
On 04 Jul 17, an ALH of helicopter unit based at Tezpur had gone missing while carrying out an HADR mission near Itanagar. The helicopter had carried out five sorties evacuating stranded people near Itanagar due to landslides between Naharlagun and Sagalee. There were three crew members and a Arunachal Pradesh police personnel on board, when the aircraft was reported missing at approx 1550 hrs. While the search and rescue operations were initiated immediately, however the process was hampered frequently due to bad weather in the area.

Joint rescue teams of Army, NDRF, Arunachal Pradesh Police and IAF were launched to locate the helicopter. The Arunachal Pradesh Police team spotted the wreckage of the helicopter in the evening of 05 Jul 17. On 06 Jul 17 morning, rescue parties comprising IAF Garuds and medical team, Army, NDRF were able to reach the crash site alongwith the Arunachal Pradesh Police team who had sited the wreckage. The bodies of three personnel have been recovered so far. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

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Re: Military Flight Safety

Postby DrRatnadip » 12 Aug 2017 16:42

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities ... 1771/lite/

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of IAF crashes in Kathua in Jammu-Kashmir

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force crashed near Ladoli village in Rajbagh area of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir during wee hours of Friday.
No one was injured in the crash as debris of the UAV fell into the forest area, sources said, adding the nearest residential area was over a km away from the crash site.
The UAV had disappeared from the radar of the IAF around 2.30 am and it’s last location was noted to be Khanpur.


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