Wing Commander(Search results - 11)
Top StoriesFeb 27, 2021, 4:49 PM IST
Balakot strike: The capture of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman
A day after Balakot air strike on February 26, 2019, a dogfight ensued between air forces of India & Pakistan. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was captured & released 2 days later.
Top StoriesFeb 27, 2021, 12:30 PM IST
Shoddy editing exposes Pakistan ploy to use Wg Cdr Abhinandan for propaganda
The two-minute propaganda video which has at least 20 edits was released on the day when two years ago Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 in a dogfight over the Line of Control before his MiG-21 Bison fighter crash-landed in Pakistan.
Top StoriesJan 29, 2021, 9:34 AM IST
Defence Diaries: What Does The 83 Tejas Mark-1A Deal With HAL Mean For The IAF
On January 13, 2021, the Cabinet Committee on Security cleared the purchase of 83 indigenously designed and developed Tejas Mark-1A Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) worth Rs 48,000 crore.
IndiaOct 22, 2020, 10:21 AM IST
Bengaluru: IAF’s first woman officer Vijayalakshmi Ramanan dies at 96
Vijayalakshmi Ramanan, the first woman officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF), wing commander has passed away on Sunday, October 18 in Bengaluru. Vijayalakshmi was 96.
IndiaAug 11, 2020, 11:17 AM IST
Kerala plane crash: Maharashtra govt to accord state funeral to late Wing Commander (Retd) DV Sathe
The Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people, including a six-member crew, overshot the tabletop runway during landing at the Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on Friday, fell into a valley 35 feet below and broke into two, killing 18 people, including both pilots.
IndiaAug 8, 2020, 10:04 AM IST
Kerala plane crash: Sword of Honour recipient Captain DV Sathe was decorated IAF retiree
Captain DV Sathe along with his co-pilot and 16 passengers lost their lives when the Air India Express Boeing 737 from Dubai to Kozhikode (Calicut) overshot the runway at Karipur airport on Friday.
IndiaJul 29, 2020, 3:49 PM IST
Meet Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi, one among seven flying the Rafale jets to India
A fierce wrestler from childhood, Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi joined the Indian Air Force and was sent to France to bring home the majestic birds – Rafale jets
IndiaFeb 14, 2020, 8:37 AM IST
Pulwama attack: How India avenged the terror attack and saluted its heroes
Around 12 days after the Pulwama terror attack, in the wee hours of February 26, Indian Air Force (IAF) jets bombed and destroyed the JeM camp in Balakot, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in which hundreds of terrorists were being trained.
NEWSFeb 28, 2019, 12:18 PM IST
Special prayers for IAFs pilot Abhinandan's safe return to India held at Bengaluru temple
The Pakistan Army on Wednesday released a 46-second video showing a blindfolded man claiming he is IAF wing commander Abhinandan
NEWSFeb 20, 2019, 6:30 PM IST
Aero India 2019: Aircraft pay tribute to Surya Kiran pilot, Rafale steals show on inaugural day
A day after the crash of the Surya Kiran aircraft, many aircraft paid tribute to wing commander Sahil Gandhi on the inaugural day of Aero India 2019. The main highlight of the show was Rafale which also flew at low speed as a mark of respect.
Oct 5, 2016, 9:38 AM IST
IAF Wing Commander arrested for being International drug kingpin
The NCB had on Monday seized 231 kg of the banned narcotic drug amphetamine, worth about ₹45 crore, from Hyderabad and Bengaluru and arrested three persons including a research scientist and his wife