The attack choppers are based out of the Pathankot airbase and this chopper had taken off from there. Sources in IAF said the Air Force will check the helicopter and then take it back to its base.

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The helicopter is versatile, multi-role, multi-purpose, highly manoeuvrable and rugged in construction.

Apart from this, the IAF flew over 140 sorties to ferry loads over 200 tonnes to locations across the country.

Speaking on her future operations she said, "We are already performing our operational duties and for the future let's see what comes next."

On 31 Jan 2020, IAF achieved another milestone, when an AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force, powered with a...

The legendary MiG-27 fighters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) retires on Friday after a final sortie at the Jodhpur Air Force station. The swing-wing aircraft has been the backbone of the IAF for the past four decades. The upgraded version has been serving the IAF since 2006. The other MiG variants such as MiG-23 BN and MiG-23 MF and the pure MiG 27 have already been decommissioned from the IAF.

In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Shripad Naik said, "Three Rafale fighter aircraft have been handed over to IAF till date which are being used for training of IAF pilots and technicians in France."

Mi 17 V5 helicopters of Indian Air Force evacuated a crashed aircraft of UTair Pvt limited at 11500 feet at Kedarnath helipad on October 26. The helicopter was flown to Sahastradhara near Dehradun.

The fateful Mi-17 helicopter was shot down by an Indian missile when Indian air defences were on high alert following the February 26 Balakot airstrike that targetted a terrorist camp in Pakistan. The helicopter crashed near Budgam, killing all six Indian Air Force personnel on board.