MiG-29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh's body recovered
First Published Dec 7, 2020, 7:55 PM IST
The body of MiG-29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh has been located in the Arabian Sea, 12 days after his jet went down.
Indian Navy officials said, "Navy has recovered the body of the missing MiG-29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh on the seabed 70 metres below water. It has been found 30 miles off Goa coast after an extensive search. The aircraft had crashed on November 26 while operating over the Arabian Sea."
All sections of the aircraft wreckage, including ejection seats, have been accounted for using side-scan sonar and HD cameras.
The FDR/CVR along with other important material have been recovered so far for analysis/investigation.
The trainer aircraft operating from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya at the Arabian Sea had met with an accident at about 5 pm on November 26.
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